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Desmodesmus serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & 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 serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & E.Hegewald
Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent. 20 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.Carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Desmodesmus serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & E.Hegewald
prox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmodesmus serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & E.Hegewald
prox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmodesmus serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & E.Hegewald
prox. Apical view. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmodesmus serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & E.Hegewald
Kingston, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC. 04 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Desmodesmus serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & E.Hegewald
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC. 27 Sep 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Desmodesmus serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & E.Hegewald
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC. 11 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Callithamnion versicolor var. seirospermum Harvey

Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Desmodesmus serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & E.Hegewald 1999: 427

Published in: An, S.S., Friedl, T. & Hegewald, E. (1999). Phylogenetic relationships of Scenedesmus and Scenedesmus-like coccoid green algae as inferred from IT-2 rDNA sequence comparisons. Plant Biology 1: 418-428, 23 figs, 1 table.

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
Arthrodesmus serratus Corda

Type information
Type locality: Czech Republic: Prague (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: Description of Corda (1939) only (exclusion of the illustration of Corda (1839: pl. 4, fig. 35): (Fawley et al. 2011: 35). Notes: According to Index Nominum Algarum, the lectotypification by Fawley et al. (2011: 35) is unacceptable since it excludes the sole typifiable element, the illustration.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Arthrodesmus serratus Corda 1839
Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin 1901

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Fawley, M.W., Fawley, K.P. & Hegewald, E. (2011). Taxonomy of Desmodesmus serratus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) and related taxa on the basis of morphological and DNA sequence data. Phycologia 50(1): 23-56.

Ramos, G.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N.M. (2015). Scenedesmaceae (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae) de duas √°reas 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..

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References
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Fawley, M.W., Fawley, K.P. & Hegewald, E. (2011). Taxonomy of Desmodesmus serratus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) and related taxa on the basis of morphological and DNA sequence data. Phycologia 50(1): 23-56.

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