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.
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: 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 20 April 2019.