Euglena longicauda 1830
Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin Alcohol preserved. Collected by Luca Marazzi, Okavango Delta, Botswana
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Euglena longicauda Ehrenberg 1830: 83
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin
Type locality: Berlin (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: drawing 550a image (Ecdraw 550) from Ehrenberg's Collection : Fig. 3d ; see below (epitype) (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al. 2015: 1151). Notes: Representative DNA sequence: GenBank KP944103. Representative locality: freshwater pond in Lazienki Park in Warsaw (52°12'47.8'N, 21°01'48.7"E).
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), long-tail; noun in apposition.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham & al. 2011).
Allegre, C.F. & Jahn, T.L (1943). A survey of the genus Phacus Dujardin (Protozoa; Euglenoidina). . Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 62(3): 233-244.
Lukomska-Kowalczyk, M., Karnkowska, A., Milanowski, R., Lach, L. & Zakrysá, B. (2015). Delimiting species in the Phacus longicauda complex (Euglenida) through morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 51(6): 1147-1157.
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.
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