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Scenedesmus apiculatus (West & G.S.West) Chodat, nom. illeg.

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 apiculatus (West & G.S.West) Chodat
Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 27 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Chondrus variolosus Montagne

Scenedesmus apiculatus (West & G.S.West) Chodat Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Scenedesmus apiculatus (West & G.S.West) Chodat 1926: 169, nom. illeg.

Published in: Chodat, R. (1926). Scenedesmus. Étude de génétique de systématique expérimentale et d'hydrobiologie. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Hydrologie 3: 71-258.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scenedesmus is Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen.

Basionym
Scenedesmus alternans var. apiculatus West & G.S.West

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus alternans var. apiculatus West & G.S.West 1894

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Scenedesmus apiculatus Corda, 1838. - (23 Jun 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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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