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Lepocinclis globulus Perty

Publication details
Lepocinclis globulus Perty 1849: 28, footnote, no fig.

Published in: Perty, M. (1849). Über verticale Verbreitung mikroskopischer Lebensformen. Mittheilungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Bern 1849: 17-45.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Lepocinclis.

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

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a little ball, globule (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Crumenula ovum var. globula (J.A.M.Perty) Deflandre
Lepocinclis ovum var. globula (Perty) Lemmermann 1901

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Euglena ovum Ehrenberg 1840

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Thunersee (Silva 1996-to date). Neotype: Perty 1852: Tab. X, Fig. 7, cell no. 3 from the left in the lower row of cells: (Marin et al. 2003: 103).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Euglena ovum Ehrenberg)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Lepocinclis globulus Perty)
Europe: Germany (Täuscher 2013, Stutz & Mattern (eds) et al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Poland (Wołowski & Kowalska 2009), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017).

South America: Brazil (Assis et al. 2018).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015).

(as Lepocinclis ovum var. globula (Perty) Lemmermann)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Xavier 1994, Alves-da-Silva & Menezes 2010).

Africa: Sierra Leone (Alfinito 2011).

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

Asia: Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012).

Source of current name
Marin, B., Palm, A., Klingberg, M. & Melkonian, M. (2003). Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of plastid-containing euglenophytes based on SSU rDNA sequence comparisons and synapomorphic signatures in the SSU rRNA secondary structure. Protist 154: 99-145, 7 figs, 9 tables.

Key references
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny. Vol. 3 pp. 1-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.

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