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Phacus pleuronectes (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch ex Dujardin

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

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Phacus pleuronectes (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch ex Dujardin
Collected by Howard Matcham, Flooded area, Fishbourne, Nr Chichester, UK.. 07 May 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

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Phacus pleuronectes (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch ex Dujardin Collected by Howard Matcham, Flooded area, Fishbourne, Nr Chichester, UK.
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Phacus pleuronectes (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch ex Dujardin 1841: 336, pl. 5: fig. 5a, b

Published in: Dujardin, F. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Zoophytes, Infusoires, comprenant la physiologie et la clasification de ces animaux et la manière de les étudier à l'aide du microscope. pp. i-xii, 1-684. Paris: Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phacus is Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin.

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

Basionym
Cercaria pleuronectes O.F.Müller

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cercaria pleuronectes O.F.Müller 1773
Virgulina pleuronectes (O.F.Müller) Bory 1825

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Phacus pleuronectes var. triquetrus (Ehrenberg) Klebs 1883
Phacus prunoideus Roll 1925
Phacus pulcher Y.V.Roll 1925
Phacus granulatus Roll 1925
Phacus megapyrenoidea Roll 1925
Phacus acuminatus var. megapyrenoideus (Roll) Pochmann 1942
Phacus acuminatus var. granulatus (Roll) Huber-Pestalozzi 1955
Phacus pleuronectes var. prunoideus (Roll) T.G.Popova 1955
Phacus granulatus var. laevis Z.X.Shi 1996

Nomenclatural notes
Phacus pleuronectes (Müller) Nitzsch [Dujardin]; Dujardin, Infusoires: 336. 1841 is cited in Index Nominum Algarum. - (10 Mar 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Emended diagnosis in Kosmala et al. (2007: 1077).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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.

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.

Monfils, A.K., Triemer, R.E. & Bellairs, E.F. (2011). Characterization of paramylon morphological diversity in photosynthetic euglenoids (Euglenales, Euglenophytaa). Phycologia 50(2): 156-169.

Nudelman, M.A., Rossi, M.S., Conforti, V. & Triemer, R.E. (2003). Phylogeny of Euglenophyceae based on small subunit rDNA sequences: taxonomic implications. Journal of Phycology 39: 226-235.

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

Tariq-Ali, S., Masud-ul-Hasan & Shameel, M. (2005). Taxonomic study of the genus Phacus Dujardin (Euglenophyta) from Lahore and Sialkot districts of Pakistan. Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 1(2): 173-176.

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. (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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References
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Dynesius, R.A. & Walne, P.L. (1975). Ultrastructure of the reservoir and flagella in Phacus pleuronectes (Euglenophyceae). Journal of Phycology 11: 125-130, 13 figs.
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.
Shin, W., Boo, S.M. & Triemer (2001). Ultrastructure of the basal body complex and putative vestigial feeding apparatus in Phacus pleuronectes (Euglenophyceae). Journal of Phycology 37: 913-921.

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