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Scenedesmus armatus var. subalternans G.M.Smith

Publication details
Scenedesmus armatus var. subalternans G.M.Smith 1916: 461, pl. 30: figs 115-120

Published in: Smith, G.M. (1916). A monograph of the algal genus Scenedesmus based upon pure culture studies. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts and Letters 18: 422-530.
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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 Desmodesmus armatus var. subalternans (G.M.Smith) E.Hegewald

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

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

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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 July 2019.

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