Phacus pleuronectes var. minutus Playfair 1921

Phacus minutus (Playfair) Pochmann

Phacus minutus (Playfair) PochmannEpitype strain ACOI 1755, Portugal, Quiaios, Lagoa da Vela - 28 August 2020. Bożena Zakryś (

Publication Details
Phacus pleuronectes var. minutus Playfair 1921: 123, pl. V [5]: fig. 2

Published in: Playfair, G.I. (1921). Australian freshwater flagellates. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 46: 99-146.

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 minutus (Playfair) Pochmann.

Type Information
Type locality: Botanic Gardens, Sydney (3); Wyrallah; Lismore (260): New South Wales; (Index Nominum Algarum) Holotype: Pochmann 1942, fig. 85: Fig. 3d (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al., 2020) (epitype) (Lukomska-Kowalczyk & al. 2020: 1148) Notes: GenBank MN149551 (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al., 2020).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Emended diagnosis (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al., 2020).

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

Last updated: 03 December 2020

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 December 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 August 2022

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