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Phacus helikoides Pochmann 1942

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 helikoides Pochmann
Poland, Wojnowce village, pond, 30 July 2020. 28 Aug 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

Phacus helikoides Pochmann
Poland, Wojnowce village, pond, 30 July 2020. 28 Aug 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

Phacus helikoides Pochmann
Poland, Jeziorowskie village, pond, 23 September 2014. 28 Aug 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

Phacus helikoides Pochmann
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. Close view.. 06 Oct 2016. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Phacus helikoides Pochmann
Fishing Lake, Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. 21 Jul 2016. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Staurodesmus corniculatus (P.Lundell) Teiling

Phacus helikoides Pochmann Fishing Lake, Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Phacus helikoides Pochmann 1942: 212, figs 124, 125

Published in: Pochmann, A. (1942). Synopsis der Gattung Phacus. Archiv für Protistenkunde 95: 81-252.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phacus is Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin.

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

Type information
Type locality: Europe; Russia; Argentina; North America; India (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: fig. 3 in pl. XX in Stein (1878): fig. 3r; see below (epitype) (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al. 2015: 1153). Notes: Representative DNA sequence: GenBank KP944094. Representative locality: freshwater, pond (no. 20) in Urwitalt village, Masurian Lake District (53°50'60.0[?]"N, 21°38'17.5"E).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phacus tortus var. helikoides (Pochmann) Huber-Pestalozzi 1955

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Phacus tortus var. tortuosus Skvortsov 1928
Phacus sesquitortus Pochmann 1942

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Amended diagnosis (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al., 2015: 1153).

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Key references
Araujo, G.J.M. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2018). Flora ficológica do Estado de São Paulo. Vol. 6. Euglenophyceae. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-203, plus 306 figs. São Paulo: TRiMa: FAPESP.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

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.

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.

Wołowski, K, & Hindák, F. (2005). Atlas of Euglenophytes. pp. [1]-136, 417 figs. Cracow: VEDA Publishing House of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

Wołowski, K. (1998). Taxonomic and environmental studies on euglenophytes of the Kraków-Czestochowa Upland (Southern Poland). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Supplementum 6: 1-192, 29 pls.

Wołowski, K., Poniewozik, M. & Walne, P.L. (2013). Pigmented euglenophytes of the genera Euglena, Euglenaria, Lepocinclis, Phacus and Monomorphina from the southeastern United States. Polish Botanical Journal 58(2): 659-685.

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