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Lepocinclis fusca (G.A.Klebs) Kosmala & Zakryś 2005

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Infraphylum Dipilida
Class Euglenophyceae
Subclass Euglenophycidae
Order Euglenida
Family Phacidae
Genus Lepocinclis

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Lepocinclis fusca (G.A.Klebs) Kosmala & Zakryś
Kingston, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC. 04 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Lepocinclis fusca (G.A.Klebs) Kosmala & Zakryś Kingston, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

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

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.
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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 G.A.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 G.A.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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Euglena spirogyra var. fusca G.A.Klebs)
Europe: Britain (Wołowski 2002, Whitton & al. 2003), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Kasten & al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Wołowski 1998), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984, Aboal 1990), Sweden (Skuja 1956).

South America: Brazil (Xavier 1994, Bicudo et al. 1999, Alves-da-Silva & Menezes 2010, Dunck & al. 2018).

(as Euglena spirogyra var. laticlavius Hübner)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Wołowski 1998).

(as Euglena fusca (Klebs) Lemmermann)
Europe: Germany (Kasten & al. 2018, Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).

North America: Tennessee (TN) (Johansen & al. 2007).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (De-Lamonica-Freire & Heckman 1996).

Africa: Zaire (Golama Swana Kaketa 1996).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed & al. 2009), India (Gupta 2012).

Australia and New Zealand: Northern Territory (Day & al. 1995).

(as Lepocinclis fusca (G.A.Klebs) Kosmala & Zakryś)
Europe: Britain (John, Whitton & Brook 2011), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Kasten & al. 2018, Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Zakrys et al. 2013), Romania (Caraus 2017).

North America: Alabama (AL) (Wołowski, Poniewozik & Walne 2013).

South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham & al. 2011).

Asia: Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015).

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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