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Lepocinclis acus (O.F.Müller) B.Marin & Melkonian

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Subphylum Euglenoida
Class Euglenophyceae
Subclass Euglenophycidae
Order Euglenales [=Euglenida]
Family Phacaceae
Genus Lepocinclis

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Lepocinclis acus (O.F.Müller) B.Marin & Melkonian
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire,UK. 20 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.Carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Lepocinclis acus (O.F.Müller) B.Marin & Melkonian
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC. 28 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Lepocinclis acus (O.F.Müller) B.Marin & Melkonian
Kingston, Washington, USA; roadside pond, 400x, DIC. 14 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Eunotia praerupta var. bidens (Ehrenberg) Grunow

Lepocinclis acus (O.F.Müller) B.Marin & Melkonian Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire,UK
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Publication details
Lepocinclis acus (O.F.Müller) B.Marin & Melkonian in Marin et al. 2003: 104

Published in: 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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Publication date: 7 April 2003

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lepocinclis is Lepocinclis globulus Perty.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Vibrio acus O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: Denmark: Copenhagen (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a needle.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lacrimatoria acus (O.F.Müller) Bory
Vibrio acus O.F.Müller 1786
Closterium acus (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch 1816
Euglena acus (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg 1830

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Euglena acutissima Lemmermann 1904
Euglena lata Svirenko 1915

Habitat notes
Rivers, lakes, ditches, ponds, swamps, sinkholes, wetlands, village ponds, fishponds and brackish-water (Valadez et al. 2010, citing various authors). - (4 Jan 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

Monfils, A.K., Triemer, R.E. & Bellairs, E.F. (2011). Characterization of paramylon morphological diversity in photosynthetic euglenoids (Euglenales, Euglenophytaa). Phycologia 50(2): 156-169.

Valadez, F., Rosiles-Gonzalez, G. & Cremona, J. (2010). Euglenophytes from Lake Chignahuapan, Mexico. Cryptogamie Algologie 31(3): 305-319.

Wołowski, K, & Hindák, F. (2005). Atlas of Euglenophytes. pp. [1]-136, 417 figs. Cracow: VEDA Publishing House of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

Wołowski, K. (2011). Euglenophyta (Euglenoids). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 181-239. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wołowski, K., Poniewozik, M. & Walne, P.L. (2013). Pigmented euglenophytes of the genera Euglena, Euglenaria, Lepocinclis, Phacus and Monomorphina from the southeastern United States. Polish Botanical Journal 58(2): 659-685.

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