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Phormidium deflexum (West & G.S.West) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988

Publication details
Phormidium deflexum (West & G.S.West) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 404

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Anagnostidinema deflexum (West & G.S.West) Strunecky et al.

Basionym
Oscillatoria deflexa West & G.S.West

Type information
Type locality: East Antarctic: Cape Royds (Green Lake; Coast Lake) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent sharply in a downward direction.

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

General environment
This is a brackish 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.

Source of current name
Strunecky, O., Bohunická, M., Johansen, J.R., Capková, K., Raabová, L., Dvorák, P. & Komárek, J., (2017). A revision of the genus Geitlerinema and a description of the genus Anagnostidinema gen. nov. (Oscillatoriophycidae, Cyanobacteria). Fottea, Olomouc 17(1): 114-126, 4 figs.

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