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Euglena spirogyra var. fusca G.A.Klebs 1883

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Infraphylum Dipilida
Class Euglenophyceae
Subclass Euglenophycidae
Order Euglenida
Family Euglenidae
Subfamily Eugleninae
Genus Euglena

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Euglena spirogyra var. fusca G.A.Klebs
Kingston, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC. 04 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Lepocinclis fusca (G.A.Klebs) Kosmala & Zakryś Kingston, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Euglena spirogyra var. fusca G.A.Klebs 1883: 307, pl. 3: fig. 13 a, b

Published in: Klebs, G. (1883). Über die Organisation einiger Flagellatengruppen und ihre Beziehungen zu Algen und Infusorien. Untersuchungen aus dem Botanischen Institut zu Tübingen 1: 233-362, pls II, III.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Euglena is Euglena viridis (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lepocinclis fusca (G.A.Klebs) Kosmala & Zakryś

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Not specifiedLepocinclis fuscastrain ACOI 1414, permanently preserved material (cells in resin, for electron microscopy) (epitype) (Kosmala et al 2005: 1264). Notes: Kosmala et al. (2005: 1264) give the following data: Lectotype: Fig. 13 in Über die Oganisation einiger Flagellatengruppen und ihre Beziehungen zu Algen und Infusorien, Plate 3, 1883; Epitype: Lepocinclis fusca strain ACOI 1414, permanently preserved material (cells in resin, for electron microscopy) deposited at the Herbarium of the department of Plant Systematic and Geography at Warsaw University, PL-00-478 Warsaw, Poland. Fig. 1A is an illustration of the epitype.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Euglena spirogyra var. fusca G.A.Klebs)
Europe: Britain (Wołowski 2002, Whitton & al. 2003), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Kasten & al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Wołowski 1998), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984, Aboal 1990), Sweden (Skuja 1956).

South America: Brazil (Xavier 1994, Bicudo et al. 1999, Alves-da-Silva & Menezes 2010, Dunck & al. 2018).

Source of current name
Kosmala, S., Karnkowska, A., Milanowski, R., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2005). The phylogenetic and taxonomic position of Lepocinclis fusca comb. nov. (=Euglena fusca) (Euglenaceae): morphological and molecular justification. Journal of Phycology 41: 1258-1267.

Key references
Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny Vol. 3 Flora s?odkowodna polski [Euglenophyta Volume 3 Freshwater fora 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.

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