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Phacus ovalis Skvortzow 1958

Publication details
Phacus ovalis Skvortzow 1958: 165, pl. 3, fig. 33

Published in: Skvortzov, B.V. (1958). New and rare Flagellatae from Manchuria, Eastern Asia. Philippine Journal of Science 86: 139-202.

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 caudatus Hübner

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

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

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

Type information
Type locality: prope Charbin in stagno, Manshuria borealis (Index Nominum Algarum).

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.

Source of current name
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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