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

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 alternans var. apiculatus West & G.S.West
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 alternans var. apiculatus West & G.S.West 1894: 16, pl. 2: fig. 38

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1894). New British freshwater algae. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 1894: 1-17.
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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 Scenedesmus apiculatus (West & G.S.West) Chodat

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), alternating (Stearn 1992).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Key references
Tsarenko, P. (2000). Chlorococcales. In: Wasser, S.P. & Tsarenko, P. Diversity of algae in Ukraine. Algologia 10(4): 1-309.

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