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Phacus longicauda var. brevicaudus Skvortsov 1922

Publication details
Phacus longicauda var. brevicaudus Skvortsov 1922: 193, pl. 48, fig. 6 (as 'Crevicauda' )

Published in: Skvortsov, B.V. (1922). XLVIII. - On the phytoplankton of the fish-ponds of Foochow [Notes on the agriculture, botany and zoology of China]. Journal of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 53: 190-195, pl. XLVIII (48).

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.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), long-tail; noun in apposition.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
The protologue states 'A variety which differs from the typical form by a short tail'. In 1928: 111 Skvortsov corrected the spelling of the variety to 'brevicauda' (short tail). - (18 Feb 2021) -

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Skvortsov, B.V. (1928). Die Euglenaceengattung Phacus Dujardin. Eine systematische √úbersicht. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 46: 105-125.

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Roberta Cowan in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 September 2021.

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