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Scenedesmus rubescens (P.J.L.Dangeard) E.Kessler, M.Schafer, C.Hummer, A.Kloboucek & V.A.R.Huss

Publication details
Scenedesmus rubescens (P.J.L.Dangeard) E.Kessler, M.Schafer, C.Hummer, A.Kloboucek & V.A.R.Huss 1997

Published in: Kessler E., Schafer M., Hummer C., Kloboucek A. & Huss V.A.R. (1997). Physiological, biochemical, and molecular characters for the taxonomy of the subgenera of Scenedesmus (Chlorococcales, Chlorophyta). Botanica Acta 110: 244-250.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scenedesmus is Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halochlorella rubescens P.J.L.Dangeard

Halochlorella rubescens P.J.L.Dangeard

Type information
culture from Gu├ęthary (Silva 1996-to date).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Scenedesmus rubescens (P.J.L.Dangeard) E.Kessler, M.Schafer, C.Hummer, A.Kloboucek & V.A.R.Huss)
Europe: Russia (Europe) (Patova & Novakovskaya 2018).

South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham et al. 2011).

Source of current name
Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Chlorococcales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 232-264. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Key references
Gors, M., Schumann, R., Gustavs, L. & Karsten, U. (2010). The potential of ergosterol as chemotaxonomic marker to differenciate between "Chlorella" species (Chlorophyta) (Note). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1296-1300.

Hegewald, E. (1997). Taxonomy and phylogeny of Scenedesmus. Algae (The Korean Journal of Phycology) 12(4): 235-246, 5 figs, 1 table.

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