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Euglena spirogyra var. fusca Klebs

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


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

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 (Klebs) Kosmala & Zakryś

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 Klebs)
Europe: Britain (Wołowski 2002, Whitton et al. 2003), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Kasten et al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Poland (Wołowski 1998), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984, Aboal 1990).

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

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
Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny. Vol. 3 pp. 1-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.

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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