Lyngbya atrovirens , nom. inval. 1860
Lyngbya atrovirens Harvey 1860: 136, 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
Lyngbya atropurpurea Harvey
Syntype localities: "Bonin Islands ; on corals. (Also at the Friendly Islands.)" (Harvey 1860: 335).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: not validated by Gomont (1892: 136): the name was included in the synonymy of Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont, 1892. - (1 May 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.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 12 May 2005 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 21 May 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 28 October 2021.