Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin 1841

Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin

Current name: Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin
Poland, Warsaw, pond,18 August 2020 - 28 August 2020. Bożena Zakryś (

Publication Details
Phacus longicauda (Ehrenberg) Dujardin 1841: 337, pl. 5: fig. 6

Published in: Dujardin, F. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Zoophytes, Infusoires, comprenant la physiologie et la clasification de ces animaux et la manière de les étudier à l'aide du microscope. pp. i-xii, 1-684. Paris: Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret.

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

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

Euglena longicauda Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: Berlin; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: drawing 550a image (Ecdraw 550) from Ehrenberg's Collection : Fig. 3d ; see below (epitype) (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al. 2015: 1151) Notes: Representative DNA sequence: GenBank KP944103. Representative locality: freshwater pond in Lazienki Park in Warsaw (52°12'47.8'N, 21°01'48.7"E).

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), long-tail; noun in apposition.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Amended diagnosis (Lukomska-Kowalczyk et al, 2015: 1151).

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 February 2024

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 March 2024

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