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Scenedesmus denticulatus var. lunatus West & G.S.West

Publication details
Scenedesmus denticulatus var. lunatus West & G.S.West 1895: 83, pl. 5: figs 11,12

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1895). A contribution to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Madagascar. Transactions of the Linnean Society of Botany, London 5: 41-90, pls 5-9.
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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 Desmodesmus lunatus (West & G.S.West) E.Hegewald

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Madagascar (Silva 1996-to date).

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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
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.

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