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Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin

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

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Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin
Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent. 20 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.Carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin
prox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin
prox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin
prox. Apical view. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin
Kingston, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC. 04 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC. 27 Sep 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC. 11 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Callithamnion versicolor var. seirospermum Harvey

Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin 1901: 44

Published in: Bohlin, K. (1901). Étude sur la flore algologique d'eau douce des Açores. Bihang till Kongl. Svenska vetenskaps-akademiens handlingar 27 Afd. III(4): 1-85, 1 pl.
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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 serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & E.Hegewald

Basionym
Arthrodesmus serratus Corda

Type information
Type locality: Czech Republic: Prague (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: Description of Corda (1939) only (exclusion of the illustration of Corda (1839: pl. 4, fig. 35): (Fawley et al. 2011: 35). Notes: According to Index Nominum Algarum, the lectotypification by Fawley et al. (2011: 35) is unacceptable since it excludes the sole typifiable element, the illustration.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus hystrix var. regularis H.Alten
Scenedesmus serratus f. minor Chodat 1926
Scenedesmus denticulatus f. granulatus Hortobágyi 1960

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Fawley, M.W., Fawley, K.P. & Hegewald, E. (2011). Taxonomy of Desmodesmus serratus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) and related taxa on the basis of morphological and DNA sequence data. Phycologia 50(1): 23-56.

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).

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

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