Scenedesmus quadricauda var. insignis West & G.S.West
Scenedesmus quadricauda var. insignis West & G.S.West 1895: 85, pl. 5: figs 7, 8
Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1895). A contribution to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Madagascar. Transactions of the Linnean Society of Botany, London 5: 41-90, pls 5-9.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmodesmus insignis (West & G.S.West) E.Hegewald
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Scenedesmus quadricauda var. insignis West & G.S.West)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015).
Source of current name
Hegewald, E.[H.] (2000). New combinations in the genus Desmodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Scenedesmaceae). Algological Studies 96: 1-18.
Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 March 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 August 2019.