Lyngbya atropurpurea , nom. inval. 1860
Lyngbya atropurpurea Harvey 1860: 335, nom. inval.
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont
Syntype localities: "Bonin Islands ; on corals. (Also at the Friendly Islands.)" (Harvey 1860: 335).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), black-purple (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (31 Mar 2014) - M.D. Guiry
"Unrevised species." (Komárek & Anagnostidis 2005: 238). - (31 Mar 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 12 May 2005 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 31 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2021.