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Scenedesmus tropicus W.B.Crow

Publication details
Scenedesmus tropicus W.B.Crow 1923: 166, fig. 2

Published in: Crow, W.B. (1923). Freshwater plankton algae from Ceylon. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 61: 164-171.

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 tropicus (W.B.Crow) E.Hegewald

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus maximus var. arcuatus Virieux 1913
Scenedesmus papillatus C.-C.Jao 1940
Scenedesmus perforatus var. pologranulatus Teiling 1946
Scenedesmus perforatus var. circumcinctus Massjuk 1962
Scenedesmus perforatus var. papillatus (C.-C.Jao) Masyuk 1962
Scenedesmus perforatus var. perornatus Uherkovich 1976
Scenedesmus tropicus var. perornatus (Uherkovich) Pankow 1986

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Jeon, S.L. & Hegewald, E. (2006). A revision of the species Desmodesmus perforatus and D. tropicus (Scenedesmaceae, Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45(5): 567-584.

Key references
Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

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