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Phacus parvulus var. pusillus (Lemmermann) T.G.Popova 1955

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 parvulus var. pusillus (Lemmermann) T.G.Popova
Strain CCAC 0096, Germany, Bonn; ditch near Poppelsdorfer Schloss . 28 Aug 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

Phacus parvulus var. pusillus (Lemmermann) T.G.Popova
Strain CCAC 0096, Germany, Bonn; ditch near Poppelsdorfer Schloss . 28 Aug 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).


Publication details
Phacus parvulus var. pusillus (Lemmermann) T.G.Popova 1955: 213, pl. 86: fig. 15

Published in: Popova, T.G. (1955). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodorosley SSSR. Evglenovyye vodorosli [Manual for identification of the freshwater algae of the USSR. Euglenids]. Vol. 7 pp. 282, 119 figures. Moscow: Sovetskaya Nauka. [in Russian]
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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 Phacus pusillus Lemmermann

Phacus pusillus Lemmermann

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Brandenburg (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: fig. 223 in Lemmermann in Pascher's Süssw., Fl.,2, 1913: Epiype: fig. 1, q and R (cells in resin, for E, from strain UTEX 1282), Univ. Warsaw (epitype) (Karnkowska-Ishikawa et al. 2010: 178). Notes: Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al. (2020: 1148) note the epitypification statement published in Karnkowska-Ishikawa et al. 2010 (p. 178) does not include the phrase "designated here". They designated the epitype (Karnkowska-Ishikawa et al. 2010, fig. 1r) in their 2020 publication.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

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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