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Phacus aenigmaticus Drezepolski 1922

Publication details
Phacus aenigmaticus Drezepolski 1922: 14, figs 4-4a

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 aenigmatica (Drezepolski) Nudelman & Triemer

Type information
Type locality: Poland: "Mokrowa" [near Moczadz; Lwow (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: (Nudelman & al. 2006: 200). Notes: Nudelman et al. (2006: 200) designate Fig. 4, in Rozpr. Wiad. Muz. Dzieduszyckich 7-8, 1921/1922 p. 14, as lectotype. Epitype: Lyophilized sample of Monomorphina aenigmatica has been deposited at the Michigan State University Herbarium (MSH). Culture from which epitype is described is available from Algensammlung Wien (ASW), as Phacus aenigmaticus strain ASW08039.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Nudelman, M.A., Leonardi, P.I., Conforti, V., Farmer, M.A. & Triemer R.E. (2006). Fine structure and taxonomy of Monomorphina aenigmatica comb. nov. (Euglenophyta). Journal of Phycology 42(1): 194-202.

Nudelman, M.A., Rossi, M.S., Conforti, V. & Triemer, R.E. (2003). Phylogeny of Euglenophyceae based on small subunit rDNA sequences: taxonomic implications. Journal of Phycology 39: 226-235.

Nudelman, M.A., Rossi, M.S., Conforti, V. & Triemer, R.E. (2003). Phylogeny of Euglenophyceae based on small subunit rDNA sequences: taxonomic implications. Journal of Phycology 39: 226-235.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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