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Phormidium majusculum (Dillwyn) Kützing, nom. inval.

Publication details
Phormidium majusculum (Dillwyn) Kützing 1843: 193, nom. inval.

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lyngbya majuscula Harvey ex Gomont

Basionym
Conferva majuscula Dillwyn

Type information
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)

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

Taxonomic notes
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

General environment
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.

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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 13 December 2019.

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