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Phacus acuminatus var. megapyrenoideus (Roll) Pochmann

Publication details
Phacus acuminatus var. megapyrenoideus (Roll) Pochmann 1942: 144, fig. 32 o

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phacus is Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phacus pleuronectes (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch ex Dujardin

Basionym

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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
Kosmala, S., Bereza, M., Milanowski, R., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2007). Morphological and molecular examination of relationships and epiphyte establishment of Phacus pleuronectes, Phacus orbicularis, and Phacus hamelii. Journal of Phycology 43(5): 1071-1082.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2019.

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