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Phacus ovum (Ehrenberg) Klebs 1883

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Infraphylum Dipilida
Class Euglenophyceae
Subclass Euglenophycidae
Order Euglenida
Family Phacidae
Genus Phacus

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Phacus ovum (Ehrenberg) Klebs
Poland, Klewiny village, pond; 10 May 2020. 17 May 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

Phacus ovum (Ehrenberg) Klebs
Poland, cattle pond near Tałty Lake; 13 May 2018. 16 May 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

Phacus ovum (Ehrenberg) Klebs
Poland, Ossowice, fish pond; 13 August 2014 . 17 May 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

Phacus ovum (Ehrenberg) Klebs
Poland, Klewiny village, pond; 10 May 2020. 18 May 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

Phacus ovum (Ehrenberg) Klebs
Poland, Ossowice, fish pond; 13 August 2014 . 16 May 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

Phacus ovum (Ehrenberg) Klebs
strain SAG1244-8, United Kingdom, garden pool; isolated in 1948 . 16 May 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

 

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Lepocinclis ovum (Ehrenberg) Lemmermann Poland, Ossowice, fish pond; 13 August 2014
© Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl)

Publication details
Phacus ovum (Ehrenberg) Klebs 1883: 314

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 (holotype) of the genus Phacus is Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lepocinclis ovum (Ehrenberg) Lemmermann

Basionym
Euglena ovum Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Berlin, Germany (Ehrenberg 1840: 200). Notes: Lectotype: Ehrenberg, unpublished drawing no. 551, dated April 1840 (B). Epitype: in Culture Collection of Algae at Univ. of Cologne Strain AICB 278 (CCAC 0099) permanently preserved (cells in resin for electron microscopy) (Marin et al. 2003: 103). Not correctly designated by Marin et al. (2003: 103) and further designated by Bozen & al. (2020: 1), who also desingated an epitype [Figure 3a in ?ukomska-Kowalczyk et al. (2019)], a representative DNA sequence: GenBank AF110419, and a representative strain, SAG 1244-8. The epitype locality is Freshwater, cattle pond near Talty Lake, Mazurian Lake District, Poland.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Lemmermann, E. (1901). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Planktonalgen. XII. Notizen über einige Schwebealgen. XIII. Das Phytoplankton des Ryck und des Greifswalder Boddens. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 19: 85-95.

Key references
Lukomska-Kowalczyk, M., Chaber, K., Fells, A., Milanowski, R. & Zakrys, B. (2019 '2020'). Molecular and morphological delimitation of species in the group of Lepocinclis ovum-like taxa (Euglenida). Journal of Phycology 56(2): 283-299, 3 figs, 1 table, key.

Marin, B., Palm, A., Klingberg, M. & Melkonian, M. (2003). Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of plastid-containing euglenophytes based on SSU rDNA sequence comparisons and synapomorphic signatures in the SSU rRNA secondary structure. Protist 154: 99-145, 7 figs, 9 tables.

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