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Phacus acuminatus var. iowensis C.F.Allerge & T.L.Jahn 1943

Publication details
Phacus acuminatus var. iowensis C.F.Allerge & T.L.Jahn 1943: 235, figs 31, 32 (as 'acuminata' )

Published in: Allegre, C.F. & Jahn, T.L. (1943). A survey of the genus Phacus Dujardin (Protozoa; Euglenoidina). Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 62(3): 233-244.

Publication date: Jul 1943

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 acuminatus A.Stokes

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: Iowa (Index Nominum Algarum).

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.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Lukomska-Kowalczyk, M., Fells, A., Chaber, K., Milanowski, R. & Zakrys, B. (2020). Taxon-rich phylogeny and taxonomy of the genus Phacus (Euglenida) based on morphological and molecular data. Journal of Phycology 56(5): 1135-1156.

Key references
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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