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).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 February 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 February 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 August 2022

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