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Phacus platalea Drezepolski 1925

Publication details
Phacus platalea Drezepolski 1925: 232, fig. 110

Published in: Drezepolski, R. (1925). Przycznek do znajomósci polskich Euglenin (Supplément à la connaissance des Eugléniens de la Pologne). Kosmos, Warszawa 50(1A): 173-270, 190 figs.

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 orbicularis Hübner

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

Nomenclatural notes
"platalea" a spoonbill, is a noun in apposition. - (1 Mar 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Kosmala, S., Bereza, M., Milanowski, R., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2007). Morphological and molecular examination of relationships and epiphyte establishment of Phacus pleuronectes, Phacus orbicularis, and Phacus hamelii. Journal of Phycology 43(5): 1071-1082.

Key references
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.

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny Vol. 3 Flora slodkowodna polski [Euglenophyta Volume 3 Freshwater flora of Poland]. pp. [1]-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. [in Polish]

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