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Euglena ehrenbergii G.A.Klebs

Publication details
Euglena ehrenbergii G.A.Klebs 1883: 304, pl. 2: figs 1-3, 5

Published in: Klebs, G. (1883). Über die Organisation einiger Flagellatengruppen und ihre Beziehungen zu Algen und Infusorien. Untersuchungen aus dem Botanischen Institut zu Tübingen 1: 233-362, pls II, III.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Euglena is Euglena viridis (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg.

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

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Lentiferae

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

Nomenclatural notes
Substitute name for Ambylophis viridis Ehrenberg, 1832, which when used in the genus Euglena is predated by Euglena viridis (O.F. Müller) Ehrenberg. - (23 Aug 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Euglena ehrenbergii G.A.Klebs)
Europe: Britain (Wołowski 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Czech Republic (Hasler, Handák & Handákova 2007), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2013, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Kasten et al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Poland (Wołowski 1998, Zakrys et al. 2013), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984), Sweden (Skuja 1948), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005), Ukraine (Malakhov, Kryvosheia & Tsarenko 2017).

North America: Alabama (AL) (Wołowski, Poniewozik & Walne 2013), Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Mexico (Figueroa-Torres et al. 2015), Tennessee (TN) (Wołowski, Poniewozik & Walne 2013).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Comas González 2009, Comas González, Moreira González & Toledo 2010).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Xavier 1994, De-Lamonica-Freire & Heckman 1996, Alves-da-Silva & Menezes 2010).

Africa: Zaire (Golama Swana Kaketa 1996).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2009), India (Gupta 2012), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013), Israel (Stupina et al. 2000, Barinova et al. 2004).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015), Turkey (Asia) (Varol & Sen 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Northern Territory (Day et al. 1995), Queensland (Day et al. 1995).

Key references
Gojdics, M. (1953). The genus Euglena. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-268, 39 pls. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Lemmermann, E. (1913). Flagellatae II. Eugleninae. In: Die Süsswasserflora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Heft 2. (Pascher, A. & Lemmermann, E. Eds), pp. 115-174. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Popova, T.G. (1966). Flora plantarum cryptogamarum URSS. Vol VIII. Euglenophyta. Fasc. 1 Gen. Trachelomonas, Strombomonas, Eutreptia, Euglena. pp. [1]-410 [-412]. Mosqua & Leningrad: Uzdatek'stvo "NAUKA".

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny. Vol. 3 pp. 1-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.

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. (1998). Taxonomic and environmental studies on euglenophytes of the Kraków-Czestochowa Upland (Southern Poland). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Supplementum 6: 1-192, 29 pls.

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.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 September 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Leedale, G.F. (1977). Observations on mucilage production and pellicle of Euglena ehrenbergii Klebs and Lepocinclis ovum (Ehrenb.) Lemm.. British Phycological Journal 12: 121.

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