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Phacus tortus var. helikoides (Pochmann) Huber-Pestalozzi

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Infraphylum Dipilida
Class Euglenophyceae
Subclass Euglenophycidae
Order Euglenida
Family Phacidae
Genus Phacus

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Phacus tortus var. helikoides (Pochmann) Huber-Pestalozzi
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. Close view.. 06 Oct 2016. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Phacus tortus var. helikoides (Pochmann) Huber-Pestalozzi
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. Close view.. 06 Oct 2016. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Phacus tortus var. helikoides (Pochmann) Huber-Pestalozzi
Fishing Lake, Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. 21 Jul 2016. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Staurodesmus extensus (O.F.Andersson) Teiling

Phacus helikoides Pochmann Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. Close view.
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Phacus tortus var. helikoides (Pochmann) Huber-Pestalozzi 1955: 227

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 helikoides Pochmann

Basionym
Phacus helikoides Pochmann

Type information
Type locality: Europe; Russia; Argentina; North America; India (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: fig. 3 in pl. XX in Stein (1878): fig. 3r; see below (epitype) (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al. 2015: 1153). Notes: Representative DNA sequence: GenBank KP944094. Representative locality: freshwater, pond (no. 20) in Urwitalt village, Masurian Lake District (53°50'60.0[?]"N, 21°38'17.5"E).

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), twisted (Stearn 1973).

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

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

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.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 January 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.

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