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Phacus contortus var. complicatus Bourrelly 1952

Publication details
Phacus contortus var. complicatus Bourrelly in Bourrelly & Manguin 1952: 177, pl. XXII [22]: figs 278-285

Published in: Bourrelly, P. & Manguin, É. (1952). Algues d'eau douce de la Guadeloupe et dépendances: recueillies par la Mission P. Allorge en 1936. pp. 1-282, 31 plates. Paris: Société d'Édition d'Enseignement Superiéur.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phacus is Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (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.

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