Arthrospira neapolitana (Kützing ex Gomont) F.E.Drouet
Arthrospira neapolitana (Kützing ex Gomont) F.E.Drouet 1969: 339
Original publication: Drouet, F. (1969). Homonymy in Arthrospira Stizenb. (Oscillatoriaceae). Phytologia 18: p 339.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Phormidium breve (Kützing ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to Naples in Italy (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Distribution by country
North America: Virginia (Humm 1979).
Africa: Ghana (Lawson & John 1987).
Lawson & John (1987: 341) cite this species as Arthrospira neapolitana (Gomont) Drouet, 1969.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Arthrospira&species=neapolitana
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Arthrospira&Species=neapolitana
Created: 04 August 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.