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Desmodesmus communis (E.Hegewald) E.Hegewald

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Scenedesmaceae
Subfamily Desmodesmoideae
Genus Desmodesmus

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

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

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

 

Polyphacum dichotomum J.Agardh

Desmodesmus communis (E.Hegewald) E.Hegewald Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Desmodesmus communis (E.Hegewald) E.Hegewald 2000: 8

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

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmodesmus is Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turpin) Brébisson.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Scenedesmus communis E.Hegewald

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus communis E.Hegewald 1977

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

Ramos, G.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N.M. (2015). Scenedesmaceae (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae) de duas áreas do Pantanal dos Marimbus (Baiano e Remanso), Chapada Diamantina, Estado da Bahia, Brasil. Hoehnea 42(3): 549-566.

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..

Verschoor, A.M., van der Stap, I., Helmsing, N.R., Lürling, M. & van Donk, E. (2004). Inducible colony formation within the Scenedesmaceae: adaptive responses to infochemicals from two different herbivore taxa. Journal of Phycology 40: 808-814, 5 figs, 1 table.

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