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Phacus tortus (Lemmermann) Skvortzov

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Subphylum Euglenoida
Class Euglenophyceae
Subclass Euglenophycidae
Order Euglenales [=Euglenida]
Family Phacaceae
Genus Phacus

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Phacus tortus (Lemmermann) Skvortzov
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 06 Dec 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Phacus tortus (Lemmermann) Skvortzov
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC. 04 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Phacus tortus (Lemmermann) Skvortzov
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; ditch, 1000x, DIC. 09 Nov 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Membranoptera coriifolia (Harvey) Kuntze

Phacus longicauda var. tortus Lemmermann Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Phacus tortus (Lemmermann) Skvortzov 1928: 110 (as 'torta' )

Published in: Skvortzov, B.V. (1928). Die Euglenaceengattung Phacus Dujardin. 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

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
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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