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Phacus pulcherrimus (Conrad) Pochmann

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

Basionym
Phacus pyrum f. pulcherrimum Conrad

Type information
Type locality: Belgium: Antwerp (Heyst-op-den- Berg) (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very beautiful.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Kosmala, S., Milanowski, R., Brzoska, K., Pekala, M., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2007). Phylogeny and systematics of the genus Monomorphina (Euglenaceae) based on morphological and molecular data. Journal of Phycology 43(1): 171-185.

Key references
Marin, B., Palm, A., Klingberg, M. & Melkonian, M. (2003). Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of plastid-containing euglenophytes based on SSU rDNA sequence comparisons and synapomorphic signatures in the SSU rRNA secondary structure. Protist 154: 99-145, 7 figs, 9 tables.

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny. Vol. 3 pp. 1-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.

Wołowski, K. (1998). Taxonomic and environmental studies on euglenophytes of the Kraków-Czestochowa Upland (Southern Poland). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Supplementum 6: 1-192, 29 pls.

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