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Planktolyngbya circumcreta (G.S.West) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988

Publication details
Planktolyngbya circumcreta (G.S.West) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 394

Published in: Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Planktolyngbya is Planktolyngbya limnetica (Lemmermann) Komárková-Legnerová & Cronberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Limnolyngbya circumcreta (G.S.West) X.Li & R.Li.

Lyngbya circumcreta G.S.West

Type information
Type locality: Lake Victoria (near Bukoba, Tanzania and near Entebbe, Uganda) (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: W.A. Cunnington 249, 252 (Bukoba specimens); 620 (Entebbe specimens); (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Neotype: HAB2014-0112, fixed material of the culture CHAB 5683, deposite at IHB, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Li & Li, 2016).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
[(Agnostidis & Komárek) X.Li & R. Li]. - (22 Aug 2016) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
pond, lake and reservoir (Li & Li, 2016). - (22 Aug 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Li, X. & Li, R. (2016). Limnolyngbya circumcreta gen. & comb. nov. (Synechococcales, Cyanobacteria) with three geographical (provincial) genotypes in China. Phycologia 55(4): 478-491.

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

Komárek, J. & Komárková-Legnerová, J. (2002). Contribution to the knowledge of planktic cyanoprokaryotes from central Mexico. Preslia 74: 207-233.

McGregor, G.B. (2007). Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota of North-Eastern Australia 1: Oscillatoriales. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series Number 24. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-123, 17 figs, 14 pls. Canberra: Australia Biological Resources Study.

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