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Phacus acutus Pochmann 1942

Publication details
Phacus acutus Pochmann 1942: 196, fig. 104

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phacus acutus Pochmann)
Europe: Britain (Wołowski 2002, Whitton & al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Dunck & al. 2018).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013).

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

Asia: Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015).

Key references
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]

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.

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