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Scenedesmus abundans (O.Kirchner) Chodat

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Scenedesmaceae
Subfamily Scenedesmoideae
Genus Scenedesmus

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Scenedesmus abundans (O.Kirchner) Chodat
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Scenedesmus abundans (O.Kirchner) Chodat
prox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Myrionema laminariae (Rosenvinge) Jónsson

Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewald Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Scenedesmus abundans (O.Kirchner) Chodat 1913: 77, 78

Published in: Chodat, R. (1913). Monographies d'algues en culture pure. Materiaux pour la flore cryptogamique Suisse. Vol. 5, Fasc. 2 pp. i-xii, 1-266, 201 fig., 9 pls. Berne: K.J. Wyss.

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 caudatus f. abundans Kirchner

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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Source of current name
Hegewald, E.[H.] (2000). New combinations in the genus Desmodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Scenedesmaceae). Algological Studies 96: 1-18.

Key references
Cao, X., Strojsová, A., Znachor, P. & Zapomelová, E. (2005). Detection of extracellular phosphatases in natural spring phytoplankton of a shallow eutrophic lake (Donghu, China). European Journal of Phycology 40: 251-258.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

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]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Hegewald, E. & Schnepf, E. (1991). Scenedesmus abundans (Kirchn.) Chod., an older name for Chlorella fusca Shih. et Krauss. Archiv für Protistenkunde 139(1/3): 133-176, 35 pls., 2 tables.

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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 26 May 2019.

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