Lyngbya wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) Speziale & Dyck 1992

Publication Details
Lyngbya wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) Speziale & Dyck 1992: 704

Published in: Speziale, B.J. & Dyck, L.A. (1992). Lyngbya infestations: comparative taxonomy of Lyngbya wollei comb. nov. (Cyanobacteria). Journal of Phycology 28(5): 693-706, 13 figs, 5 tables.

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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 Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall ex Kenins.

Plectonema wollei Farlow ex Gomont

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; (Drouet 1968: 175) Lectotype: Rev. Francis Wolle No. 50; freshwater pond; FH; (Drouet 1968: 175) Notes: Speziale & Dyck 1992: 705) also designated as lectotype another specimen collected by Wolle; however, Drouet's selection must be followed (Kenins 2017: 1).

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

Created: 02 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 23 November 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 November 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 May 2024

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