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Trichomonas augusta Alexeieff 1911

Publication details
Trichomonas augusta Alexeieff 1911: 540, no fig.

Published in: Alexeieff, A. (1911). Sur la famille Cercomonadina Bütschli emend. (non Cercomonadidae Kent). Compte Rendu des Séances de la Société de Biologie 71: 506-508.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Trichomonas is Trichomonas vaginalis Donné.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tritrichomonas augustum (Alexeieff) Kofoid

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), august, majestic, venerable; royal.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a parasite 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
Kofoid, C.A. (1920). A critical review of the nomenclature of human intestinal flagellates, Cercomonas, Chilomastix, Trichomonas, Tetratrichomonas, and Giardia. University of California Publications in Zoology 20: 145-168, 9 figs.

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