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Scenedesmus raciborskii Woloszynska

Publication details
Scenedesmus raciborskii Woloszynska 1914: 199, pl. VII: figs 1, 1', 2

Published in: Woloszynska, J. (1914). Studien über das Phytoplankton des Viktoriasees. Schröders Zellpflanzen Ostafrikas. Hedwigia 55: 184-223.

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 Acutodesmus raciborskii (Woloszynska) Tsarenko & D.M.John

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus incrassatulus var. alternans (Bohlin) Dedusenko
Scenedesmus incrassatulus var. mononae G.M.Smith 1914
Scenedesmus arcuatus var. capitatus G.M.Smith 1918
Steinedesmus capitatus (G.M.Smith) Comas & Komárek 1985

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

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.

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..

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