Lyngbya flacca (Dillwyn) Harvey 1849

Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret

Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) ThuretPoint Lepreau, New Brunswick, Canada; upper intertidalCoastal Imageworks (

Publication Details
Lyngbya flacca (Dillwyn) Harvey 1849: 226

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lyngbya is Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret.

Conferva flacca Dillwyn

Type Information
Type locality: Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales; (Lokhorst 1979: 213) Lectotype: BM-K; (Lokhorst 1979: 213)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), drooping (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 August 2022

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