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Scherffelia ovata Pascher

Publication details
Scherffelia ovata Pascher 1927: 171, fig. 127d-g

Published in: Pascher, A. (1927). Volvocales = Phytomonadinae. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Heft 4. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. 20-505. Jena:

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scherffelia is Scherffelia dubia (Perty) Pascher.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scherffelia dubia (Perty) Pascher

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ovate (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Moestrup, Ø. (2011). Primitive green algae ('Prasinophyta'). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 358-363. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Key references
Korshikov, A.A. (1938). Volvocineae. In: Vyznachnyk prisnovodnykh vodorostej URSR [Vyp] Vol. IV. (Rolla, J.V. Eds), pp. 1-184. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akademiyi Nauk URSR. [in Ukrainian]

Massjuk, N.P. & Lilitska, G.G. (2011). Chlorodendrophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 14-17. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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