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Scenedesmus communis E.Hegewald

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 communis E.Hegewald
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Scenedesmus communis E.Hegewald
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

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

 

Microdictyon obscurum J.Agardh

Desmodesmus communis (E.Hegewald) E.Hegewald prox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.
© C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Scenedesmus communis E.Hegewald 1977: 151, figs 12, 13

Published in: Hegewald, E. (1977). Scenedesmus communis Hegewald, a new species and its relation to Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turp.) Bréb. . Archiv für Hydrobiologie 19(Suppl. 51 (Algological Studies)): 142-155.

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 communis (E.Hegewald) E.Hegewald

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus caudata Corda
Scenedesmus quadricauda Chodat 1926

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Hungary: Lake Belsó-tó near Tihany (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Hegewald 1971/256, stored at GSF, Abt. Algenforschung, Dortmund: (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
Hegewald, E.[H.] (2000). New combinations in the genus Desmodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Scenedesmaceae). Algological Studies 96: 1-18.

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.

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Verified by: 26 March 2019 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Egan, P.F. & Trainor, F.R. (1990). Phenotypic plasticity in Scenedesmus communis (Chlorophyceae). I. Relationship of S. Communis to S. komarekii. Journal of Phycology 26: 367-376, 13 figs, 3 tables.
Egan, P.F. & Trainor, F.R. (1991). Phenotypic plasticity in Scenedesmus communis Hegew - (Chlorophyceae) .2. Examples of algal cyclomorphosis and noncyclomorphosis. American Journal of Botany 78(1): 37-52.
Hegewald, E. (1977). Scenedesmus communis Hegewald, a new species and its relation to Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turp.) Bréb. . Archiv für Hydrobiologie 19(Suppl. 51 (Algological Studies)): 142-155.
Trainor, F.R. (1992). Cyclomorphosis in Scenedesmus communis Hegew. ecomorph expression at low temperature. British Phycological Journal 27: 75-81, 4 figs, 2 tables.

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