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Scenedesmus armatus (Chodat) Chodat

Publication details
Scenedesmus armatus (Chodat) Chodat 1913: 24

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Scenedesmus hystrix var. armatus Chodat

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus quadricauda var. armatus (Chodat) Dedusenko 1953

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus helveticus Chodat 1926
Scenedesmus columnatus Hortobágyi 1959

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

Key references
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.

John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Smith, G.M. (1916). New or interesting algae from the lakes of Wisconsin. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 43: 471-483.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 November 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.)

Egan, P.F. & Trainor, F.R. (1989). The role of unicells in the polymorphic Scenedesmus armatus (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 25: 65-70.
Trainor, F.R. & Egan, P.F. (1990). Phenotypic plasticity in Scenedesmus (Chlorophyta) with special reference to S. armatus unicells. Phycologia 29: 461-469.
Trainor, F.R. (1992). Cyclomorphosis in Scenedesmus armatus (Chlorophyta): an ordered sequence of ecomorph development. Journal of Phycology 28: 553-558, 3 figs, 1 table.
Tukaj, Z., Kubnov, A. & Zachleder, V. (1996). Effect of irradiance on growth and reproductive processes during the cell cycle in Scenedesmus armatus (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 32: 624-631, 6 figs.

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