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Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont 1892

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

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Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont
Lyngbya confervoides, upper intertidial pool, South of Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. 27 Dec 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont
Lyngbya confervoides, upper intertidial pool, South of Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. 27 Dec 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont
upper intertidial rocky pools, North of Portugal, Vilachá. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont
intertidal rocky pool, Ancoradoiro, Galicia, Spain, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Laurencia subopposita (J.Agardh) Setchell

Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont upper intertidial rocky pools, North of Portugal, Vilachá
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont 1892: 136, pl. III [3]: figs 5, 6

Published in: Gomont, M. (1892 '1893'). Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées Homocystées). Deuxième partie. - Lyngbyées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 16: 91-264, pls 1-7.
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Publication date: 1 January 1892

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Lyngbya.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Cádiz, Atlantic coast of Spain (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 5). Type: Cabrera; LD (herbarium Agardh) (Drouet 1968: 264). Notes: Spain [probably Cádiz]; (LT fide Drouet 1968: 264) (INA).

Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lyngbya atropurpurea Harvey 1860
Lyngbya atrovirens Harvey 1860

Habitat notes
Widespread in warm and temperate waters; on Turbinaria triquetra and Acanthophora nayadiformis and epilithic (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (28 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Frémy & Børgesen 1936, Haroun & al. 2002, Haroun et al. 2003, Herrera-López et al 2003, Haroun et al. 2003, Hernández-González et al. 2004b, Domínguez-Alvarez et al. 2005, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Gough Island (Chamberlain 1965), Madeira (Haroun & al. 2002), Trindade and Martim Vaz (Pellizzari & al. 2020).

Europe: Balearic Islands (Navarro & Bellón 1945), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Britain (Whitton & al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Germany (Scholz & Liebezeit 2012 ), Greece (Gkelis & al. 2016), Ireland (Cotton 1912), Norway (Brattegard & Holte 2001), Portugal (Bárbara et al. 2006, Araújo & al. 2009), Romania (Caraus 2017), Spain (Sauvageau 1897, Miranda 1931, Seoane-Camba 1965, Alvarez-Cobelas & Gallardo 1988, Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Bárbara, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1995, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Calvo, Bárbara & Cremades 1999, Calvo & Bárbara 2002, Peña & Bárbara 2002, Valenzuela Miranda 2005, Díaz et al 2008, Peña & Bárbara 2008, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010, De la Rosa Álamos 2016), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

North America: Florida (Taylor 1928, Littler, Littler & Hanisak 2008), Isla Guadalupe (Setchell & Gardner 1930), Mexico (Atlantic) (Taylor 1972, Mendoza-González, Mateo-Cid & García-López 2017), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019), Oregon and Washington (Hansen et al. 2018).

Central America: Panama (Taylor 1945).

Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000).

South America: Brazil (Joly 1957, Oliveira Filho 1977, Werner 2010), Colombia (Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003), Uruguay (Taylor 1939).

Africa: Djibouti (Silva & al. 1996), Eritrea (Lipkin & Silva 2002), Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Mediterranean Sea (Rosa, Altamira & Zanolla 2013), Mozambique (Silva & al. 1996), South Africa (Silva & al. 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva & al. 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).

Indian Ocean Islands: Aldabra Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Chagos Archipelago (Silva & al. 1996), Laccadive Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Mauritius (Silva & Pienaar 2000), Seychelles (Silva & al. 1996).

Middle East: Egypt (Papenfuss 1968), Kuwait (Silva & al. 1996), Saudi Arabia (Silva & al. 1996), Turkey (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Silva & al. 1996, Siddiqui & al. 2009), India (Silva & al. 1996, Gupta 2012, Rao & Gupta 2015), Lebanon (Lakkis 2013), Pakistan (Leghari et al. 2005).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Liao, Belleza & Gerldino 2013), Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Liu 2008, Xia 2017), Japan (Holmes 1896, Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986), Nepal (Rai, Rai & Jha 2010), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Gail 1950), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman 1956, Broady & Merican 2012), Northern Territory (Womersley 1958), Queensland (Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), Western Australia (Huisman & Borowitzka 2003).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: American Samoa (Tsuda et al. 2011), Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), French Polynesia (Pari & N'Yeurt 1999), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Jarvis I. & Kingman Reef (Tsuda & Fisher 2012), Line Islands (Tsuda & Fisher 2012), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950, Dawson 1957), Wake Atoll (Ysuda & al. 2010).

Key references
Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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

Leghari, M.K., Qureshi, R.M., Mashiatullah, A., Yaqoob, N. & Javed, T. (2005). Harmful algal species from various freshwater localities of Pakistan. Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 1(2): 199-206.

Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

Silva, S.M.F. & Pienaar, R.N. (2000). Some benthic marine cyanophyceae of Mauritius. Botanica Marina 43: 11-27, 86 figs.

Ulcay, S., Taskin, E., Kurt, O. & Öztürk, M. (2014). Marine benthic Cyanobacteria in Northern Cyprus (Eastern Mediterranean Sea). Turkish Journal of Botany 39: 173-188.

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.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2017). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus I Cyanophyta. pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-176, pls I-IV. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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