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Phormidium irriguum (Kützing ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Publication details
Phormidium irriguum (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 irrigua Kützing ex Gomont

Type information
Switzerland: near Bern: near Schloss Reichebachon mossy rocks (Aug. 1835) [Oscillatoria irrigua Kützing 1843] (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), watered.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria irrigua Kützing ex Gomont 1892
Microcoleus irriguus (Kützing ex Drouet) F.E.Drouet 1968

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillaria irrigua Kützing 1843

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Sciuto, K., Andreoli, C., Rascio, N., La Rocca, N. & Moro, I. (2012). Polyphasic approach and typification of selected Phormidium strains (Cyanobacteria). Cladistics 28(4): 357-374.

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