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Oscillaria brevis Kützing

Publication details
Oscillaria brevis Kützing 1833: 363, pl. VI: fig. 2

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Oscillaria is .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phormidium breve (Kützing ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Day et al. (1995: 213) record the authority for this species as ‘(Kützing) Gomont’.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 50). Notes: This type locality was first described by Kützing (1843b: 186) (Silva et al., 1996)

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Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2019.

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