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Scenedesmus serratus f. interruptus Philipose

Publication details
Scenedesmus serratus f. interruptus Philipose 1967: fig. 174

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

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Fawley et al. (2011: 35) note that Komárek & Fott (1983) cite this as a synonym of Desmosedmus serratus (Corda) Friedl & Hegewald. However, the former consider that DNA analysis is needed in order to assign this taxon. - (21 Mar 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Burma (Silva 1996-to date).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Key references
Fawley, M.W., Fawley, K.P. & Hegewald, E. (2011). Taxonomy of Desmodesmus serratus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) and related taxa on the basis of morphological and DNA sequence data. Phycologia 50(1): 23-56.

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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 21 May 2019.

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