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Phacus pleuronectes f. gigas (A.M.Cuhna) Popova 1947

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 pleuronectes f. gigas (A.M.Cuhna) Popova
Poland, Jęczewo village, pond, 23 May 2019. 28 Aug 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

 

Publication details
Phacus pleuronectes f. gigas (A.M.Cuhna) Popova 1947: 59

Published in: Popova, T.G. (1947). Sistematiceskiye zametki po evglenovym. Izv. Zap. Sib. Fil. Nauk SSSR ser. biol. 2: 47-71, II pl.

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 gigas A.M.Cunha

Basionym
Phacus gigas A.M.Cunha

Type information
Type locality: Brazil: Manguinhos (Rio de Janeiro) (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype: Cunha 1913, pl. 10, fig. 3: Fig. 4j (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al., 2020) (epitype) (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al. 2020: 1146). Notes: GenBank MN149572. Representative locality: Freshwater, Oracze, farm pond (53°52'36.6"N, 22°20'41.2"E).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phacus orbicularis f. gigas (A.M.Cunha) Popova 1955

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Lukomska-Kowalczyk, M., Fells, A., Chaber, K., Milanowski, R. & Zakrys, B. (2020). Taxon-rich phylogeny and taxonomy of the genus Phacus (Euglenida) based on morphological and molecular data. Journal of Phycology 56(5): 1135-1156.

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