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Phormidium breve (Kützing ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Publication details
Phormidium breve (Kützing ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 405

Published in: Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Phormidium is Phormidium lucidum Kützing ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Oscillatoria brevis Kützing ex Gomont

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), short, of small extent (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillaria brevis Kützing 1833
Oscillaria neapolitana Kützing 1843
Oscillatoria brevis var. neapolitana Gomont 1892
Oscillatoria neapolitana Kützing ex Gomont 1892
Oscillatoria brevis Kützing ex Gomont 1892
Lyngbya brevis (Kützing ex Gomont) Hansgirg 1892
Lyngbya tenuis var. neapolitana Hansgirg 1893
Oscillatoria terebriformis f. brevis Kützing ex Schwabe 1944
Arthrospira brevis (Kützing) Drouet 1968
Arthrospira neapolitana (Kützing ex Gomont) F.E.Drouet 1969

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

McGregor, G.B. (2007). Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota of North-Eastern Australia 1: Oscillatoriales. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series Number 24. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-123, 17 figs, 14 pls. Canberra: Australia Biological Resources Study.

Park, J.-G. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 5, Number 2 Cyanophyta: Cyanophyceae: Chroococcales, Oscillatoriales. Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota II. pp. [1-6], 1-108, figs 1-56. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2017). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus I Cyanophyta. pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-176, pls I-IV. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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