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Phacus orbicularis f. gigas (A.M.Cunha) Popova 1955

Classification:
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 orbicularis f. gigas (A.M.Cunha) Popova
Poland, Jęczewo village, pond, 23 May 2019. 28 Aug 2020. Bożena Zakryś. © Bożena Zakryś (zakrys@biol.uw.edu.pl).

 

Publication details
Phacus orbicularis f. gigas (A.M.Cunha) Popova 1955: 229

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 f. gigas (A.M.Cuhna) Popova

Basionym
Phacus gigas A.M.Cunha

Type information
Type locality: Brazil: Manguinhos (Rio de Janeiro) (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype: Cunha 1913, pl. 10, fig. 3: Fig. 4j (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al., 2020) (epitype) (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al. 2020: 1146). Notes: GenBank MN149572. Representative locality: Freshwater, Oracze, farm pond (53°52'36.6"N, 22°20'41.2"E).

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
1955: 229 (INA). 1947 (Starmach). - (5 Sep 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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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