Phormidium breve   (Kutzing ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komarek,  1988 (Cyanobacteria formerly Blue Green Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Cyanophyceae


Synonym (s)
Oscillaria brevis (Kutzing) Kutzing, 1843
Oscillatoria brevis Kutzing, 1833
Oscillaria brevis Kutzing, 1833
(Heterotypic synonym)
Oscillaria neapolitana Kutzing, 1843
(Heterotypic synonym)
Lyngbya brevis (Kutzing) Hansgirg, 1887
(Heterotypic synonym)
Oscillatoria brevis var. neapolitana Gomont, 1892
(Heterotypic synonym)
Oscillatoria neapolitana Kutzing ex Gomont, 1892
(Heterotypic synonym)
Oscillatoria brevis Kutzing ex Gomont, 1892
(Heterotypic synonym)
Lyngbya brevis (Kutzing) Hansgirg ex Hansgirg, 1892
(Heterotypic synonym)
Lyngbya tenuis var. neapolitana Hansgirg, 1893
(Heterotypic synonym)
Oscillatoria terebriformis f. brevis Kutzing ex Schwabe, 1944
(Heterotypic synonym)
Arthrospira brevis (Kutzing) Drouet, 1968
(Heterotypic synonym)
Arthrospira neapolitana (Kutzing ex Gomont) F. E. Drouet, 1969
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats




Literature Source(s)
  • Hussain, SM Brief report on biodiversity in the coastal areas of Pakistan p 113
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at -
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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