Phacus similis H.R.Christen, nom. inval. 1962
Phacus similis H.R.Christen 1962: 164, pl. 1: figs 3, 4, nom. inval.
Published in: Christen, H.R. (1962). Neue und wenig bekannte Eugleninen und Volvocalen. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 4: 162-202.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phacus smulkowskianus (Zakryś) W.-H.Kusber
Type locality: Switzerland: Winterthur; Robenhausen; Etang de Gruyère (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), like, resembling, similar (Sreenivasa Rao 1965).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"Phacus similis Christen in Rev. Algol. 6: 164, 195, pl.1, fig. 3-4. 1962, nom. inval. (Greuter & al. 1994, Art. 37.1)" (Kusber 1998: 246). - (4 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Karnkowska-Ishikawa, A., Milanowski, R., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2010). Taxonomy of the Phacus oscillans (Euglenaceae) and its close relatives - balancing morphological and molecular features. Journal of Phycology 46(1): 172-182.
Milanowski, R., Kosmala, S., Zakrys, B. & Kwiatowski, J. (2006). Phylogeny of photosynthetic euglenophytes based on combined chloroplast and cytoplasmic SSU rDNA sequence analysis. Journal of Phycology 42: 721-730.
Nudelman, M.A., Rossi, M.S., Conforti, V. & Triemer, R.E. (2003). Phylogeny of Euglenophyceae based on small subunit rDNA sequences: taxonomic implications. Journal of Phycology 39: 226-235.
Wołowski, K, & Hindák, F. (2005). Atlas of Euglenophytes. pp. -136, 417 figs. Cracow: VEDA Publishing House of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 September 2021.