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Scenedesmus fuscus (Shihira & R.W.Krauss) E.H.Hegewald

Publication details
Scenedesmus fuscus (Shihira & R.W.Krauss) E.H.Hegewald 1982: 386

Published in: Hegewald, E. (1982). Taxonomisch–morphologische Untersuchungen von Scenedesmus–Isolaten aus Stammsammlungen. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 60(Algological Studies 29): 375-406.

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
Chlorella fusca Shihira & R.W.Krauss

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a sombre brown, but often used to indicate darkness of colour (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.

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