Phormidium aerugineo-caeruleum (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988

Lyngbya aerugineocaerulea Gomont

Lyngbya aerugineocaerulea GomontProx. Showing thick sheath. Edale, Derbyshire. UK. - 03 August 2006. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Phormidium aerugineo-caeruleum (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 407

Published in: Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80(1-4): 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 Potamolinea aerugineocaerulea (Gomont) M.D.Martins & L.H.Z.Branco.

Lyngbya aerugineocaerulea Gomont

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 September 2020

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