Phacus tortus var. helikoides (Pochmann) -Pestalozzi
Phacus helikoides Pochmann Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. Close view.
Phacus tortus var. helikoides (Pochmann) Huber-Pestalozzi 1955: 227
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phacus helikoides Pochmann
Phacus helikoides Pochmann
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.