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Phacus undulatus (Skvortsov) Pochmann 1942

Publication details
Phacus undulatus (Skvortsov) Pochmann 1942: 191, figs 95, 96

Published in: Pochmann, A. (1942). Synopsis der Gattung Phacus. Archiv für Protistenkunde 95: 81-252.

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 orbicularis Hübner

Phacus orbicularis var. undulatus Skvortsov

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wavy.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Phacus anacoelus var. undulatus Skvotzov 1928

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by Z.X.Shi in Shi et al. 1999:233. See Phacus longicauda f. insecta Huber-Pestalozzi 1955 - (16 Oct 2014) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phacus anacoelus var. undulatus Skvotzov)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).

North America: Laurentian Great Lakes (Prescott 1962).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

South-east Asia: Myanmar (Burma) (Skuja 1949).

(as Phacus undulatus (Skvortsov) Pochmann)
Europe: Germany (Täuscher 2013), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Wołowski 1998), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas 1982), Ukraine (Berezovska 2016).

North America: Alabama (Wołowski, Poniewozik & Walne 2013), Laurentian Great Lakes (Prescott 1962).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Alves-da-Silva & Menezes 2010).

Africa: Cameroon (Wołowski 2012), Zaire (Golama Swana Kaketa 1996).

Middle East: Israel (Hisoriev & al. 1999), Turkey (Aysel 2005).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed & al. 2009), India (Gupta 2012).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Northern Territory (Day & al. 1995).

Source of current name
Kosmala, S., Bereza, M., Milanowski, R., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2007). Morphological and molecular examination of relationships and epiphyte establishment of Phacus pleuronectes, Phacus orbicularis, and Phacus hamelii. Journal of Phycology 43(5): 1071-1082.

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.

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny Vol. 3 Flora slodkowodna polski [Euglenophyta Volume 3 Freshwater flora of Poland]. pp. [1]-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. [in Polish]

Wołowski, K. (1998). Taxonomic and environmental studies on euglenophytes of the Kraków-Czestochowa Upland (Southern Poland). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Supplementum 6: 1-192, 29 pls.

Wołowski, K., Poniewozik, M. & Walne, P.L. (2013). Pigmented euglenophytes of the genera Euglena, Euglenaria, Lepocinclis, Phacus and Monomorphina from the southeastern United States. Polish Botanical Journal 58(2): 659-685.

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