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Phacus acuminatus var. granulatus (Roll) Huber-Pestalozzi 1955

Publication details
Phacus acuminatus var. granulatus (Roll) Huber-Pestalozzi 1955: 195 (as 'var. granulata' )

Published in: Huber-Pestalozzi, G. (1955). Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. Systematik und biologie. 4. Teil. Euglenophyceen. In: Die Binnengewässer...Band 16, 4. Teil. (Thienemann, A. Eds), pp. [i]-ix, 1-606. Stuttgart: E.Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

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 pleuronectes (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch ex Dujardin

Basionym
Phacus granulatus Roll

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
According to Kosmala et al. (2007: 1077), P. acuminata var. granulata (Roll) Pochmann, 1942: 144, fig. 32 l, m is a synonym of P. pleuronectes O.F. Müller) Dujard., 1841: 336, pl. 5, fig. 5a, b - (10 Mar 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Kosmala, S., Bereza, M., Milanowski, R., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2007). Morphological and molecular examination of relationships and epiphyte establishment of Phacus pleuronectes, Phacus orbicularis, and Phacus hamelii. Journal of Phycology 43(5): 1071-1082.

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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