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Scenedesmus ellipticus Corda

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

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Scenedesmus ellipticus Corda
Richland, Washington, USA; golf course, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 25 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Polyides caprina (Gunnerus) Papenfuss

Scenedesmus ellipticus Corda Richland, Washington, USA; golf course, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Scenedesmus ellipticus Corda 1835: 208, pl. IV: figs 48, 49

Published in: Corda, A.J.C. (1835). Observations sur les animalcules microscopiques, qu'on trouve auprès des eaux thermales de Carlsbad. Almanach de Carlsbad 5: 166-211, pls I-VI.

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.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus ecornis var. flexuosus Lemmermann
Scenedesmus flexuosus (Lemmermann) Ahlstrom
Scenedesmus linearis Komárek 1974

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary), Czech Republic Type: A.J.C. Corda;

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Key references
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.

Ramos, G.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N.M. (2015). Scenedesmaceae (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae) de duas áreas do Pantanal dos Marimbus (Baiano e Remanso), Chapada Diamantina, Estado da Bahia, Brasil. Hoehnea 42(3): 549-566.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 419-498. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Sphaeropleales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 280-355. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Verschoor, A.M., van der Stap, I., Helmsing, N.R., Lürling, M. & van Donk, E. (2004). Inducible colony formation within the Scenedesmaceae: adaptive responses to infochemicals from two different herbivore taxa. Journal of Phycology 40: 808-814, 5 figs, 1 table.

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