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Scenedesmus pseudobernardii Comas & Komárek, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Scenedesmus pseudobernardii Comas & Komárek 1984: 141, nom. illeg.

Published in: Comas, A. & Komárek, J. (1984). Taxonomy and nomenclature of several species of Scenedesmus (Chlorellales). Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement Volumes 35: 135-157.

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 Acutodesmus bernardii (G.M.Smith) E.Hegewald, C.Bock & Krienitz

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted replacement name. - (1 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Authors treat G.M. Smith's Scenedesmus bernardii as a "nomen ambiguum", but Smith's species is typified by material from the Wisconsin lakes. - (29 Aug 2013) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Hegewald, E., Bock, C. & Krienitz, L. (2013). A phylogenetic study on Scenedesmaceae with the description of a new species of Pectinodesmus and the new genera Verrucodesmus and Chodatodesmus (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae). Fottea 14(2): 149-164.

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M.D. 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 25 May 2019.

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