Phacus pleuronectes (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch ex Dujardin 1841

Phacus pleuronectes (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch ex Dujardin

Phacus pleuronectes (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch ex DujardinPoland, Jelonki (district of Warsaw), Schneider’s Pond, 6 May 2019 - 28 August 2020. Bożena Zakryś (

Publication Details
Phacus pleuronectes (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch ex Dujardin 1841: 336, pl. 5: fig. 5 a, b

Published in: Dujardin, F. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Zoophytes, Infusoires, comprenant la physiologie et la clasification de ces animaux et la manière de les étudier à l'aide du microscope. pp. i-xii, 1-684. Paris: Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret.

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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.

Cercaria pleuronectes O.F.Müller

Type Information
not given; (Index Nominum Algarum) Neotype: Euglena pleuronectes Ehrenberg, 1830: 83. pl, VI, fig. V (1-6). 1832: Epitype: Fig. 1, c, d, e, and t (permanently preserved material of strain SAG 1261-3b at WA (Poland) (epitype) (Kosmala et al. 2007: 1077) Notes: Epitype: Kosmala et al. 2007: fig. 1d, designated by Lukomska-Kowalczyk (2020:1148) [presumably because Kosmala et al. (2007: 1077) did not include the phrase "designated type"]. GenBank AJ532475.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Emended diagnosis in Kosmala et al. (2007: 1077).

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

Last updated: 16 December 2020

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 December 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 August 2022

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