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Phacus pyrum var. rudiculus Playfair 1921

Publication details
Phacus pyrum var. rudiculus Playfair 1921: 125, 126, pl. 5, fig. 17

Published in: Playfair, G.I. (1921). Australian freshwater flagellates. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 46: 99-146.

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 Monomorphina pyrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky

Type information
Type locality: Australia: New South Wales: Lismore (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Playfair 241, 258, 260, 285, 286; (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: See Monomorphina soropyrum Kim, Triemer & Shin; lectotype: fig. 2l (designated by Kim et al. 2013: 89).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), pear (Brown 1946).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Kim et al. (2013: 89), Phacus pyrum var. rudicola 1921: 125, 126, pl. 5, fig. 17 is the basionym of Monomorphina soropyrum Kim , Triemer & Shin 2013 [!?]. - (26 Apr 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Kosmala, S., Milanowski, R., Brzoska, K., Pekala, M., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2007). Phylogeny and systematics of the genus Monomorphina (Euglenaceae) based on morphological and molecular data. Journal of Phycology 43(1): 171-185.

Key references
Kim, J.I., Shin, W. & Triemer, R.E. (2013). Phylogenetic reappraisal of the genus Monomorphina (Euglenophyceae) based on molecular and morphological data. Journal of Phycology 49(1): 82-91.

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.

Created: 30 April 2002 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 20 September 2021.

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