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Scenedesmus parvus (G.M.Smith) Bourrelly

Publication details
Scenedesmus parvus (G.M.Smith) Bourrelly in Bourrelly & Manguin 1952: 200

Published in: Bourrelly, P. & Manguin, É. (1952). Algues d'eau douce de la Guadeloupe et dépendances: recueillies par la Mission P. Allorge en 1936. pp. 1-282, 31 plates. Paris: Société d'Édition d'Enseignement Superiéur.

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 Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewald

Basionym
Scenedesmus quadricauda var. parvus G.M.Smith

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), little, small, puny (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
Hegewald, E.[H.] (2000). New combinations in the genus Desmodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Scenedesmaceae). Algological Studies 96: 1-18.

Key references
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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