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Phacus orbicularis f. gigas (A.M.Cunha) Popova

Publication details
Phacus orbicularis f. gigas (A.M.Cunha) Popova 1955: 229

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 pleuronectes f. gigas (Da Cuhna) Popova

Basionym
Phacus gigas A.M.Cunha

Type information
Type locality: Brazil: Manguinhos (Rio de Janeiro) (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), orbicular (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
1955: 229 (INA). 1947 (Starmach). - (5 Sep 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2019.

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