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Phacus tortus (Lemmermann) Skvortsov 1928

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 tortus (Lemmermann) Skvortsov
Poland, Szamoty village, pond, 1 August 2017. 28 Aug 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

Phacus tortus (Lemmermann) Skvortsov
Poland, Mąkolno village, pond, 1 May 2020. 28 Aug 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

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

 

Staurodesmus extensus (O.F.Andersson) Teiling

Phacus tortus (Lemmermann) Skvortsov Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. Close view.
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Phacus tortus (Lemmermann) Skvortsov 1928: 110, pl. 2: figs 9, 10 (as 'torta' )

Published in: Skvortsov, B.V. (1928). Die Euglenaceengattung Phacus Dujardin. Eine systematische Übersicht. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 46: 105-125.

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.

Basionym
Phacus longicauda var. tortus Lemmermann

Type information
not in INA (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: fig. 3a in pl. 2 in Skuja (1926): fig. 3n (epitype) (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al. 2015: 1153). Notes: Representative DNA sequence: GenBank KP944112. Representative locality: freshwater, Szander's Pond in Jelonki, Warsaw (52°13'02.7"N, 20°54'41.2"E).

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), twisted (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phacus longicauda var. tortus Lemmermann 1910

Nomenclatural notes
(Lemmerman) Skvortzov 1917: 64 (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al., 2015). - (27 Jan 2016) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Rivers, lakes, ditches, puddles, swamps and ponds (Valadez et al. 2010, citing various authors). - (5 Jan 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

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Key references
Allegre, C.F. & Jahn, T.L (1943). A survey of the genus Phacus Dujardin (Protozoa; Euglenoidina). . Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 62(3): 233-244.

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., 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.

Tariq-Ali, S., Masud-ul-Hasan & Shameel, M. (2005). Taxonomic study of the genus Phacus Dujardin (Euglenophyta) from Lahore and Sialkot districts of Pakistan. Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 1(2): 173-176.

Valadez, F., Rosiles-Gonzalez, G. & Cremona, J. (2010). Euglenophytes from Lake Chignahuapan, Mexico. Cryptogamie Algologie 31(3): 305-319.

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