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Scenedesmus aldavei E.Hegewald

Publication details
Scenedesmus aldavei E.Hegewald in E.Hegewald & Schnepf 1978: 309, 312, figs 1-5

Published in: Hegewald, E. & Schnepf, E. (1978). Investigations on the lakes of Peru and their phytoplankton 3. Three new taxa of Scenedesmus from tropical Peru. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement Volumes 20/51: 308-317, 26 figs, 1 table.
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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

Eponomy
Named for "Prof. Dr. ALDAVE, Ficoteca del Universidad Trujillo, Peru, a prominent algologist with whom we cooperated in the excursions, the collection, isolation and determination of Peruvian algae."

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Iconotypus: Fig. 2 - (22 Jan 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: "Peru, Rio Nanay near Iquitos." (Hegewald & Schnepf 1978: 311). Holotype: GSF preserved material of type strain from 2.2.1977 Notes: Iconoptype: Fig. 2. Type strain: HEGEWALD 1973/248.

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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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