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Phacus longicauda var. insectus Koczwara 1917

Publication details
Phacus longicauda var. insectus Koczwara 1917: 261, 275, fig. 1

Published in: Koczwara, M. (1917). Phytoplankton Stawow dobrostan's kich. Kosmos 40: 231-275.

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 longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin

Type information
Type locality: Poland: Dobrostany-teich (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), long-tail; noun in apposition.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Koczw. 1915 (1916) (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al., 2015). - (25 Jan 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phacus longicauda var. insectus Koczwara)
Europe: Czech Republic (Hasler, Handák & Handákova 2007), Germany (Täuscher 2016), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

Africa: Zaire (Golama Swana Kaketa 1996).

Middle East: Israel (Barinova & Tavassi 2009), Turkey (Aysel 2005).

Asia: Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015).

Source of current name
Lukomska-Kowalczyk, M., Karnkowska, A., Milanowski, R., Lach, L. & Zakrysá, B. (2015). Delimiting species in the Phacus longicauda complex (Euglenida) through morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 51(6): 1147-1157.

Key references
Tell, G. (1985). Catálogo de las algas de agua dulce de la República Argentina. Bibliotheca Phycologica 70: [i-vi], 1-283.

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