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Phacus brachykentron Pochmann

Publication details
Phacus brachykentron Pochmann 1942: 145, fig. 33

Published in: Pochmann, A. (1942). Synopsis der Gattung Phacus. Archiv für Protistenkunde 95: 81-252.

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 hamelii Allorge & Lefèvre

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Teichen bei Prag; Tschopelteich bei Hirschberg (Sudetenland); aus Polen; von der Rauhen Wiese bei Bohmenkirch, Schwarzwald (Silva 1996-to date).

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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.

Key references
Alves-da-Silva, S.M. & Menezes, M. (2010). Eugleophyceae. In: Catálogo de plantas e fungos do Brasil. Vol. 1. (Forzza, R.C. Eds), pp. 383-404. Rio de Janeiro: Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio; Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

Leander, B.S. & Farmer, M.A. (2001). Evolution of Phacus (Euglenophyceae) as inferred from pellicle morphology and SSU rDNA. Journal of Phycology 37: 143-159.

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 Kraków-Czestochowa Upland (Southern Poland). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Supplementum 6: 1-192, 29 pls.

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