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Phacus pleuronectes var. prunoideus (Roll) T.G.Popova 1955

Publication details
Phacus pleuronectes var. prunoideus (Roll) T.G.Popova 1955: 224, pl. 93: figs 5-9

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]
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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 prunoideus Roll

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
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.

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]

Wołowski, K. (2011). Euglenophyta (Euglenoids). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 181-239. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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