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Heteroleibleinia versicolor Komárek & Anagnostidis, nom. inval. 2005

Publication details
Heteroleibleinia versicolor Komárek & Anagnostidis 2005: 252, nom. inval.

Published in: Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Heteroleibleinia is Heteroleibleinia rigidula (Kützing ex Hansgirg) L.Hoffmann.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lyngbya versicolor Gomont

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), changing colour, variously coloured (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
The intended source of the name, presumably Phormidium versicolor Wartmann, is an invalid pre-starting-point name dating to 1861 for a plant included in the exsiccata Die Algen Europa's. The binomial Heteroleibleinia versicolor is attributed by Komárek & Anagnostidis (2005: 252) to Gomont (1893) where the name obviously does not appear. Phormidium versicolor "(Wartmann) in Rabenhorst 1861 ex Gomont 1892" appears later in the same work, perhaps with a different concept (Komárek & Anagnostidis 2005: 442); however, both names have their origins in Wartmann's exsiccata. - (1 Apr 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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