Phacus pulcherrimus (Conrad) Pochmann 1942

Publication Details
Phacus pulcherrimus (Conrad) Pochmann 1942: 244, fig. 170

Published in: Pochmann, A. (1942). Synopsis der Gattung Phacus. Archiv für Protistenkunde 95: 81-252.

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 Monomorphina pyrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky.

Phacus pyrum f. pulcherrimum Conrad

Type Information
Type locality: Belgium: Antwerp (Heyst-op-den- Berg); (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very beautiful.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 29 November 2002 by Andy Taylor.

Last updated: 20 September 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 September 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 13 August 2022

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