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Lyngbya flacca (Dillwyn) Harvey 1849

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Oscillatoriales
Family Oscillatoriaceae
Genus Lyngbya

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Lyngbya flacca (Dillwyn) Harvey
Point Lepreau, New Brunswick, Canada; upper intertidal. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Lyngbya flacca (Dillwyn) Harvey
Muigh Inis, Co. Galway, Ireland; on rock. 13 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Ulothrix flacca (Dillwyn) Thuret Point Lepreau, New Brunswick, Canada; upper intertidal
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

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

Basionym
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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Le Jolis, A. (1863). Liste des algues marines de Cherbourg. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 10: 5-168, pls I-IV.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2021.

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