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Scenedesmus pectinatus var. distentus T.Holtmann

Publication details
Scenedesmus pectinatus var. distentus T.Holtmann 1994: 77

Published in: Holtmann, T. (1994). Revision des subgenus Acutodesmus Gattung Scenedesmus (Gr√ľnalgen, Chlorophyceae). Vol. 1, Vol. II (19 Figs., 19 Tables, 21 plates) [Ph.D. thesis]. pp. 1-112. Essen: Universit√§t Essen.

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 Tetradesmus distendus (T.Holtmann) M.J.Wynne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. & Hallan, J.K. (2016 '2015'). Reinstatement of Tetradesmus G. M. Smith (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyta). Feddes Repertorium 126: 83-86.

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