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Lepocinclis fusca (Klebs) Kosmala & Zakryś

Publication details
Lepocinclis fusca (Klebs) Kosmala & Zakryś 2005: 1264, fig. 1

Published in: Kosmala, S., Karnkowska, A., Milanowski, R., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2005). The phylogenetic and taxonomic position of Lepocinclis fusca comb. nov. (=Euglena fusca) (Euglenaceae): morphological and molecular justification. Journal of Phycology 41: 1258-1267.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lepocinclis is Lepocinclis globulus Perty.

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

Basionym
Euglena spirogyra var. fusca Klebs

Type information
Type locality: Not specifiedLepocinclis fuscastrain ACOI 1414, permanently preserved material (cells in resin, for electron microscopy) (epitype) (Kosmala et al 2005: 1264). Notes: Kosmala et al. (2005: 1264) give the following data: Lectotype: Fig. 13 in Über die Oganisation einiger Flagellatengruppen und ihre Beziehungen zu Algen und Infusorien, Plate 3, 1883; Epitype: Lepocinclis fusca strain ACOI 1414, permanently preserved material (cells in resin, for electron microscopy) deposited at the Herbarium of the department of Plant Systematic and Geography at Warsaw University, PL-00-478 Warsaw, Poland. Fig. 1A is an illustration of the epitype.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a sombre brown, but often used to indicate darkness of colour (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Euglena spirogyra var. fusca Klebs 1883
Euglena fusca (Klebs) Lemmermann 1910

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Euglena spirogyra var. laticlavius Hübner 1886
Euglena fusca var. marchica Lemmermann 1913

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Kosmala et al. (2005: 1264) give and emended diagnosis.

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Key references
Triemer, R.E., Linton, E., Shin, W., Nudelman, A., Monfils, A., Bennett, M. & Brosnan, S. (2006). Phylogeny of the Euglenales based upon combined SSU and rDNA sequence comparisons and description of Discoplastis gen. nov. (Euglenophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 731-740.

Wołowski, K. (2011). Euglenophyta (Euglenoids). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 181-239. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wołowski, K., Poniewozik, M. & Walne, P.L. (2013). Pigmented euglenophytes of the genera Euglena, Euglenaria, Lepocinclis, Phacus and Monomorphina from the southeastern United States. Polish Botanical Journal 58(2): 659-685.

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Kosmala, S., Karnkowska, A., Milanowski, R., Kwiatowski, J. & Zakrys, B. (2005). The phylogenetic and taxonomic position of Lepocinclis fusca comb. nov. (=Euglena fusca) (Euglenaceae): morphological and molecular justification. Journal of Phycology 41: 1258-1267.

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