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Scenedesmus platydiscus (G.M.Smith) Chodat

Publication details
Scenedesmus platydiscus (G.M.Smith) Chodat 1926: 175

Published in: Chodat, R. (1926). Scenedesmus. Étude de génétique de systématique expérimentale et d'hydrobiologie. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Hydrologie 3: 71-258.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scenedesmus is Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Scenedesmus arcuatus var. platydiscus G.M.Smith

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: no Latin description or type designation. - (24 Jun 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Das, D. & Keshri, J.P. (2012). Coccal green algae from Bitang-cho Lake (a high altitude lake in Eastern Himalaya). Indian Hydrobiology 15(2): 171-182.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Verschoor, A.M., van der Stap, I., Helmsing, N.R., Lürling, M. & van Donk, E. (2004). Inducible colony formation within the Scenedesmaceae: adaptive responses to infochemicals from two different herbivore taxa. Journal of Phycology 40: 808-814, 5 figs, 1 table.

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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 15 July 2019.

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