Scenedesmus terrestris (H.Reisigl) N.Hanagata
Scenedesmus terrestris (H.Reisigl) N.Hanagata 1998: 1053
Published in: Hanagata, N. (1998). Phylogeny of the subfamily Scotiellocystoideae (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) and related taxa inferred from 18S ribosomal RNAgene sequence data. Journal of Phycology 34: 1049-1054, 2 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coelastrella terrestris (Reisigl) Hegewald & N.Hanagata
Scotiella terrestris Reisigl
Type locality: Austria: Ötztal (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing on the ground or soil, as opposed to rocks or trees (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Hegewald, E. & Hanagata, N. (2002). Validation of the new combinations of Coelastrella and Neodesmus and the description of the new subfamily Desmodesmoideae of the Scenedesmaceae (Chlorophyta). Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 143 [Algological Studies 105]: 7-9.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2011 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 24 July 2019.