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Scenedesmus abundans var. spicatus (West & G.S.West) G.M.Smith

Publication details
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.
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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 Scenedesmus subspicatus Chodat

Basionym
Scenedesmus spicatus West & G.S.West

Type information
Type locality: "In a pond, Saltburn, N. Yorkshire." (West & West 1898: 335).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), abundant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-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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