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Phacus acuminatus var. americanus (Pochmann) Xavier, nom. inval. 1989

Publication details
Phacus acuminatus var. americanus (Pochmann) Xavier 1989: 150, figs 1-4, nom. inval. (as 'americana' )

Published in: Xavier, M.B. (1989). O gênero Phacus Dujardin de lagos do Parque Estadual das Fontes do Ipiranga, São Paulo, Brasil. Hoehnea 16: 149-164.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phacus is Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin.

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Araujo, G.J.M. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2018). Flora ficológica do Estado de São Paulo. Vol. 6. Euglenophyceae. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-203, plus 306 figs. São Paulo: TRiMa: FAPESP.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2021.

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