Phormidium majusculum ( ) Kützing, nom. inval.
Phormidium majusculum (Dillwyn) Kützing 1843: 193, nom. inval.
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lyngbya majuscula Harvey ex Gomont
Conferva majuscula Dillwyn
Syntype localities: "In the Sea. On Santon Sands, near Plymouth; Miss Hill. Bantry Bay; Miss Hutchins." (Dillwyn 1809: 40). Type: LD (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 6). Notes: "England" as type locality was first selected by Drouet (1968: 263) (Silva et al., 1996)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (29 Jul 2014) - M.D. Guiry
See Lyngbya majuscula for notes on the nature of Dillwyn's materials. - (29 Jul 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 July 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2019.