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Scenedesmus acutus var. dimorphus (Turpin) Rabenhorst

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville

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

Publication details
Scenedesmus acutus var. dimorphus (Turpin) Rabenhorst

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 A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).

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

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.

Created: 14 March 2003 by Andy Taylor

Verified by: 13 January 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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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 18 July 2019.

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