Phacus parvulus var. pusillus (Lemmermann) T.G.Popova 1955
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]
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phacus pusillus Lemmermann
Phacus pusillus Lemmermann
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.
This is a freshwater species.
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. -594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. [in Polish]
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