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Acutodesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) P.M.Tsarenko

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Scenedesmaceae
Genus Acutodesmus

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Acutodesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) P.M.Tsarenko
Bainbridge Island, Washington state, USA: 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, Saunders & Kraft

Acutodesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) P.M.Tsarenko Bainbridge Island, Washington state, USA: 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Acutodesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) P.M.Tsarenko in Tsarenko & Petlovanny 2000: 176

Published in: Tsarenko, P. (2000). Chlorococcales. In: Wasser, S.P. & Tsarenko, P. Diversity of algae in Ukraine. Algologia 10(4): 1-309.

Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tetradesmus lagerheimii M.J.Wynne & Guiry

Basionym
Selenastrum acuminatum Lagerheim

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. & Guiry, M.D. (2016). Tetradesmus lagerheimii M.J.Wynne & Guiry, nomen novum, a replacement name for Tetradesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) M.J.Wynne, nom. illeg. (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyta). Notulae Algarum 12: 1 page only.

Key references
Ramos, G.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N.M. (2015). Scenedesmaceae (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae) de duas áreas do Pantanal dos Marimbus (Baiano e Remanso), Chapada Diamantina, Estado da Bahia, Brasil. Hoehnea 42(3): 549-566.

Tsarenko, P. & Petlovany, O.A. (2001). Doplolneniek Raznoobraziju vodoroslej Ukrainy [Addition to the "Diversity of algae in Ukraine"]. Algologia Supplement (Unnumbered): 1-130. [in In Russian with English abstract]

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. 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. 419-498. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Sphaeropleales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 280-355. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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