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Scenedesmus magnus Meyen

Publication details
Scenedesmus magnus Meyen 1829: 774, pl. XLIII [43]: figs 26, 27, 29

Published in: Meyen, F.J.F. (1829). Beobachtungen über einige niedere Algenformen. Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae 14: 768-778, pl. XLIII [43].
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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 magnus (Meyen) Tsarenko

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus quadricauda var. oahuensis Lemmermann
Scenedesmus magnus var. naegelii (Brébisson) Tsarenko
Scenedesmus longus Meyen 1829
Scenedesmus caudatus f. setosus Kirchner 1878
Scenedesmus quadricauda var. setosus (Kirchner) Hansgirg 1888
Scenedesmus oahuensis (Lemmermann) G.M.Smith 1916

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Tsarenko, P. (2000). Chlorococcales. In: Wasser, S.P. & Tsarenko, P. Diversity of algae in Ukraine. Algologia 10(4): 1-309.

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.

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).

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