Scenedesmus abundans var. spicatus (West & G.S.West) G.M.Smith
Scenedesmus abundans var. spicatus (West & G.S.West) G.M.Smith 1916: 468, no fig.
Published in: Smith, G.M. (1916). New or interesting algae from the lakes of Wisconsin. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 43: 471-483.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scenedesmus subspicatus Chodat
Scenedesmus spicatus West & G.S.West
Type locality: "In a pond, Saltburn, N. Yorkshire." (West & West 1898: 335).
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), abundant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], -933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.
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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 24 May 2019.