Phormidium limosum (Dillwyn) P.C.Silva 1996

Publication Details
Phormidium limosum (Dillwyn) P.C.Silva 1996: 52

Published in: 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: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

Publication date: "September 1996" [publisher's website]

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Phormidium is Phormidium lucidum K├╝tzing ex Gomont.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont.

Conferva limosa Dillwyn

Type Information
Type locality: "On the muddy edges of Rivers, Ditches and Ponds." [no specific locality, Britain]; (Dillwyn 1802: pl. 20) Lectotype: LINN (now in BM); (Drouet 1968: 262) Notes: In the absence of a specimen in the Dillenius-Ray herbarium (OXF), a specimen labelled "Conferva limosa" in the set of Dillwyn Exsiccatae.

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarinebrackish species.

Created: 12 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 12 January 2011

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