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Phacus hystrix Pochmann 1942

Publication details
Phacus hystrix Pochmann 1942: 238, fig. 161

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 Lepocinclis hispidula (Eichwald) Daday

Type information
Type locality: Poland (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), porpucine-like, bristly or spiny (Neal 1993).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Lukomska-Kowalczyk, M., Chaber, K., Fells, A., Milanowski, R. & Zakrys, B. (2019 '2020'). Molecular and morphological delimitation of species in the group of Lepocinclis ovum-like taxa (Euglenida). Journal of Phycology 56(2): 283-299, 3 figs, 1 table, key.

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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