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Phacus agilis Skuja

Publication details
Phacus agilis Skuja 1926: 39, 40, fig. 2:4

Published in: Skuja, H. (1926). Vorarbeiten zu einer Algenflora von Lettland. II. Acta Horti Botanici Universitatis Latviensis 1: 23-52.

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 Cryptoglena skujae Marin & Melkonian

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Latvia: Lake Babelit near Riga; Lake Gailit near Tukums (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

Key references
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.

Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.-W., Horiguchi, T., Lewis, J.A. & Masuda, M. (2002). Rejection of Sinkoraena and transfer of some species of Carpopeltis and Sinkoraena to Polyopes (Rhodophyta, Halymeniaceae). Phycologia 41: 619-635.

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.

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

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