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Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Scenedesmaceae
Subfamily Scenedesmoidea
Genus Scenedesmus

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Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing
Autospores. Collected by Howard Matcham. Sheep bowl. Westerton near Chichester, UK. 25 Oct 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing
Collected by Howard Matcham. Sheep bowl. Westerton near Chichester, UK. 25 Oct 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing
Collected by Howard Matcham. Sheep bowl. Westerton near Chichester, UK. 25 Oct 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing
Autospores. Collected by Howard Matcham. Sheep bowl. Westerton near Chichester, UK. 25 Oct 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; garden watering can, 1000x, DIC. 05 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; garden watering can, 1000x, DIC. 05 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; garden watering can, 1000x, DIC. 05 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Dasya hookeri Parsons & Womersley

Acutodesmus dimorphus (Turpin) P.M.Tsarenko Collected by Howard Matcham. Sheep bowl. Westerton near Chichester, UK
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing 1834: 608

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1834 '1833'). Synopsis diatomearum oder Versuch einer systematischen Zusammenstellung der Diatomeen. Linnaea 8: 529-620, pls XIII-XIX [79 figs].
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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 Tetradesmus dimorphus (Turpin) M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Achnanthes dimorpha Turpin

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having two forms, e.g., two morphotypes in the same life history (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus obliquus var. antennatus (Brébisson) Playfair
Scenedesmus acutus var. obliquus Rabenhorst
Scenedesmus acutus var. costulatus (Chodat) Uherkovich
Scenedesmus antennatus Brébisson 1848
Scenedesmus costulatus Chodat 1909
Scenedesmus acutus f. costulatus (Chodat) Uherkovich 1966

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

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.

John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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References
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Trainor, F.R. & Burg, C.A. (1965). Motility in Scenedesmus dimorphus, Scenedesmus obliquus, and Coelastrum microporum. Journal of Phycology 1: 15-18, 3 figs, 1 table.

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