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Scenedesmus serratus f. minor Chodat

Publication details
Scenedesmus serratus f. minor Chodat 1926: 193, fig. 88

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 Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Fawley et al. (2011: 35) note that Komárek & Fott (1983) cite this as a synonym of Desmosedmus serratus (Corda) Friedl & Hegewald. However, the former consider that DNA analysis is needed in order to assign this taxon. - (21 Mar 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Wisconsin (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

Key references
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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Verified by: 21 March 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 20 July 2019.

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