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Scenedesmus verrucosus Y.V.Roll

Publication details
Scenedesmus verrucosus Y.V.Roll 1925: 145. pl. VI [6]: fig. 36

Published in: Roll, J.V. (1925). Les nouvelles espèces des Algues trouvées aux environs de la station biologique du Donetz du Nord. Russkii Arkhiv Protistologii 4(3-4): 137-152.

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 Verrucodesmus verrucosus (Y.V.Roll) E.Hegewald

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), warty (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus bijugatus var. granulatus Schmidle
Scenedesmus granulatus var. verrucosus Dedusenko

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Hegewald, E., Bock, C. & Krienitz, L. (2013). A phylogenetic study on Scenedesmaceae with the description of a new species of Pectinodesmus and the new genera Verrucodesmus and Chodatodesmus (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae). Fottea 14(2): 149-164.

Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

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).

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.

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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Hegewald, E. & Schnepf, E. (1974). Beitrage zur kenntnis der grünalgenart Scenedesmus verrucosus Roll. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Suppl. 46 [Algological Studies] 11: 151-162.

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