Euglena viridis (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg 1830

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Euglena viridis (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg 1830: 39

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1830). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Organisation der Infusorien und ihrer geographischen Verbreitung, besonders in Sibirien. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1830: 1-88, 8 plates.

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Publication date: 1830

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Euglena.

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

Cercaria viridis O.F.Müller

Type Information
Epitype locality: Rutgers University campus, New Jersey (40º27'36" N, 74º27'58" W) [type locality of lectotype not known]; (Shin & Triemer: 770) Epitype: isolated by Woongghi Shin; small freshwater pond; MSH; Shin NJ001 (Shin & Triemer: 770, fig. 3) Notes: Lectotype: Fig. 10 in Animalcula infusoria fluviatilia et marina; pl. XIX, 1786. Epitype: Lyophilized sample of E. viridis NJ001 isolated by Woongghi Shin, deposited at MSC (Shin NJ001). Kosmala et al. (2009: fig. 1, n and o) also provide illustrations of epitype. Culture from which epitype is described is deposited in the American Type Culture Collection as number (SHIN NJ001 ATCC PRA-110).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), green (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Emend. Zakrys & Kosmala (Kosmala et al. 2009: 471, 473).

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 January 2024

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Luka Sato in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 January 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 May 2024

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