Phacus acuminatus subsp. americana Pochmann 1942
Phacus acuminatus subsp. americana Pochmann 1942: 141, fig. 32 a-c
Published in: Pochmann, A. (1942). Synopsis der Gattung Phacus. Archiv für Protistenkunde 95: 81-252.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phacus acuminatus A.Stokes
Type locality: North America; Russland; S. Africa (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phacus acuminatus subsp. americana Pochmann)
South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Day & al. 1995).
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.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 November 2020 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 October 2021.