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Phacus ovalis (Woronichin) Popowa 1955

Publication details
Phacus ovalis (Woronichin) Popowa 1955: 236

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phacus is Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Phacus longicauda var. ovalis Woronichin

Type information
Type locality: Kaukasus: near Olichovka, distr. Lenkoran, Guv. Baku; in lacu pr. p. Oljchovka distr. Lenkoran gub. Baku; pr.p Karagusch (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Voronikhin; 22.v.1916; (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phacus longicauda var. ovalis Woronichin 1923

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

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Source of current name
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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