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Desmodesmus elegans (Hortobágyi) E.H.Hegewald & Vanormelingen

Publication details
Desmodesmus elegans (Hortobágyi) E.H.Hegewald & Vanormelingen in Vanormelingen et al. 2007: 391, 392, fig. 7

Published in: Vanormelingen, P., Hegewald, E., Braband, A., Kitschke, M., Friedl, T., Sabbe, K. & Vyverman, W. (2007). The systematics of a small spineless Desmodesmus species, D. costato-granulatus (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyceae), based on ITS2 rDNA sequence analyses and cell wall morphology. Journal of Phycology 43(2): 378-396, 8 figs, 3 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmodesmus is Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turpin) Brébisson.

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

Basionym
Scenedesmus granulatus f. elegans Hortobágyi

Type information
Type locality: Hungary (Vanormelingen et al. 2007: 392).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus granulatus f. elegans Hortobágyi 1960
Scenedesmus costato-granulatus var. elegans (T.Hortobágyi) E.Hegewald & L.Krienitz 1993
Desmodesmus costatogranulatus var. elegans (Hortobágyi) E.H.Hegewald 2000

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 August 2019.

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