Euglena sanguinea Ehrenberg 1832

Publication Details
Euglena sanguinea Ehrenberg 1832: 71, pl. I [1]: fig. IV [4]

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1832). Über die Entwickelung und Lebensdauer der Infusionsthiere; nebst ferneren Beiträgen zu einer Vergleichung ihrer organischen Systeme. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Klasse 1831: 1-154, pls I-IV.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Euglena is Euglena viridis (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg.

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

Type Information
Schlesien; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: drawing no. 556 image d (Ecdraw556) from Ehrenberg's Collection : fig. 1, e-g (permanently preserved material from strain SAG 1224-30 deposited at the Herbarium of the Biology Faculty at the Univ. of Warwaw. Poland) (epitype) (Karnkowska-Ishikawa et al. 2013: 621) Notes: Culture representing the epitype: strain SAG 1224-30 deposited at the Sammlung von Algenkulturen Pflanzenphysiologisches Institut der Universitat Gottingen (SAG), Germany.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), blood-red (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Emended diagnosis (Karnkowska-Ishikawa & Zakrys 2013: 620).

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

Last updated: 29 September 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 September 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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