Phacus minutus (Playfair) Pochmann 1942

Phacus minutus (Playfair) Pochmann

Phacus minutus (Playfair) PochmannEpitype strain ACOI 1755, Portugal, Quiaios, Lagoa da Vela - 28 August 2020. Bożena Zakryś (

Publication Details
Phacus minutus (Playfair) Pochmann 1942: 182, fig. 85

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Phacus pleuronectes var. minutus Playfair

Type Information
Type locality: Botanic Gardens, Sydney (3); Wyrallah; Lismore (260): New South Wales; (Index Nominum Algarum) Holotype: Pochmann 1942, fig. 85: Fig. 3d (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al., 2020) (epitype) (Lukomska-Kowalczyk & al. 2020: 1148) Notes: GenBank MN149551 (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al., 2020).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 December 2020

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 December 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 September 2022

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