Phacus pyrum var. ovatus Playfair 1921
Phacus pyrum var. ovatus Playfair 1921: 125, pl. 5, fig. 15
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Monomorphina pyrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky
Type locality: Australia: New South Wales: Lismore (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Playfair 142; (Index Nominum Algarum
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), pear (Brown 1946).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Kosmala, S., Milanowski, R., Brzoska, K., Pekala, M., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2007). Phylogeny and systematics of the genus Monomorphina (Euglenaceae) based on morphological and molecular data. Journal of Phycology 43(1): 171-185.
Marin, B., Palm, A., Klingberg, M. & Melkonian, M. (2003). Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of plastid-containing euglenophytes based on SSU rDNA sequence comparisons and synapomorphic signatures in the SSU rRNA secondary structure. Protist 154: 99-145, 7 figs, 9 tables.
Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny Vol. 3 Flora slodkowodna polski [Euglenophyta Volume 3 Freshwater flora of Poland]. pp. -594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. [in Polish]
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 June 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 17 September 2021.