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Phacus acuminatus var. variabilis Lemmermann 1898

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Publication details
Phacus acuminatus var. variabilis Lemmermann 1898: 152

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1898). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Planktonalgen. II. Beschreibung neuer Formen. Botanisches Centralblatt 76: 150-156.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phacus is Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin.

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Phacus acuminatus A.Stokes? - (25 Nov 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phacus acuminatus var. variabilis Lemmermann)
South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Alves-da-Silva & Menezes 2010, Araujo & Bicudo 2018).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

Key references
Araujo, G.J.M. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2018). Flora ficológica do Estado de São Paulo. Vol. 6. Euglenophyceae. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-203, plus 306 figs. São Paulo: TRiMa: FAPESP.

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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