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Lepocinclis spirogyroides B.Marin & Melkonian

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Subphylum Euglenoida
Class Euglenophyceae
Subclass Euglenophycidae
Order Euglenales [=Euglenida]
Family Phacaceae
Genus Lepocinclis

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Lepocinclis spirogyroides B.Marin & Melkonian
Pond at Pitsford Water, Northampton, UK. 20 Jun 2011. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Diatoma elongata var. actinastroides Krieger

Lepocinclis spirogyroides B.Marin & Melkonian Pond at Pitsford Water, Northampton, UK
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Publication details
Lepocinclis spirogyroides B.Marin & Melkonian in Marin et al. 2003: 104

Published in: Marin, B., Palm, A., Klingberg, M. & Melkonian, M. (2003). Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of plastid-containing euglenophytes based on SSU rDNA sequence comparisons and synapomorphic signatures in the SSU rRNA secondary structure. Protist 154: 99-145, 7 figs, 9 tables.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lepocinclis is Lepocinclis globulus Perty.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Euglena spirogyra Ehrenberg 1832

Nomenclatural notes
New name for Euglena spirogyra Ehr. 1830. Priority for Lepocinclis spirogyra Korshikov 1941. - (26 Jan 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Emended diagnosis (Kosmala et al. 2005: 1263).

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Berlin (Euglena spirogyra Ehrenberg) (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

Kim, J.I., Shin, W. & Triemer, R.E. (2010). Multigene analyses of photosynthetic euglenoids and new family, Phacaceae (Euglenales). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1278-1287.

Kosmala, S., Karnkowska, A., Milanowski, R., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2005). The phylogenetic and taxonomic position of Lepocinclis fusca comb. nov. (=Euglena fusca) (Euglenaceae): morphological and molecular justification. Journal of Phycology 41: 1258-1267.

Wołowski, K, & Hindák, F. (2005). Atlas of Euglenophytes. pp. [1]-136, 417 figs. Cracow: VEDA Publishing House of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

Wołowski, K. (2011). Euglenophyta (Euglenoids). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 181-239. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wołowski, K., Poniewozik, M. & Walne, P.L. (2013). Pigmented euglenophytes of the genera Euglena, Euglenaria, Lepocinclis, Phacus and Monomorphina from the southeastern United States. Polish Botanical Journal 58(2): 659-685.

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