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Scenedesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) Chodat

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 acuminatus (Lagerheim) Chodat
Bainbridge Island, Washington state, USA: 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, Saunders & Kraft

Acutodesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) P.M.Tsarenko Bainbridge Island, Washington state, USA: 1000x, DIC
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Publication details
Scenedesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) Chodat 1902: 211

Published in: Chodat, R. (1902). Algues vertes de la Suisse. Pleurococcoïdes - Chroolépoïdes Beiträge Kryptogamenflora der Schweiz. Band I, Heft 3.. pp. i-xii, 1-373. Berne: Druck und Verlag von K-J. Wyss, Libraire-Éditeur.
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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 lagerheimii M.J.Wynne & Guiry

Basionym
Selenastrum acuminatum Lagerheim

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus obliquus var. acuminatus (Lagerheim) Chodat
Scenedesmus acuminatus var. minor G.M.Smith 1916
Scenedesmus falcatus Chodat 1926
Scenedesmus acuminatus var. elongatus G.M.Smith 1926

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Scenedesmus obliquus var. acuminatus (Lagerheim) Chodat)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Scenedesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) Chodat)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Britain (John & Tsarenko 2002, Whitton et al. 2003), Czech Republic (Hasler, Handák & Handákova 2007), Georgia (Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2014, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2017), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2014, Kasten et al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Poland (Wołowski & Kowalska 2009), Portugal (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016, Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas 1982, Alvárez Cobelas & Gallardo 1986, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998, Fanés Treviño, Comas González & Sánchez Castillo 2009, Pérez, Maidana & Comas 2009, Pérez, Comas & Maidana 2010), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005, Ersanli & Gönülol 2006).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998).

North America: Arkansas (AR) (Smith 2010), Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Mexico (Figueroa-Torres et al. 2015), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Comas González 2008, Comas González 2009).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (De-Lamonica-Freire & Heckman 1996, Ferragut et al. 2005, Menezes 2010, Freitas & Loverde-Oliveira 2013).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2008), India (Gupta 2012), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013), Israel (Barinova & Tavassi 2009, Barinova, Tavassi & Glassman 2009, Barinova, Yeuda & Nevo 2010, Barinova et al. 2004), Pakistan (Mehwish & Aliya 2005).

Asia: Caspian Sea (Bagheri & Fallahi 2014), China (Hu & Wei 2006, Liu & Hu et al. 2012), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Russia (Bessudova et al. 2014 ), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Shao 2003-2014, Shao 2003-2014, Shao 2003-2014, Yamamoto & Shiah 2012), Tajikistan (Barinova & Niyatbekov 2018), Turkey (Asia) (Varol & Sen 2014).

South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham et al. 2011).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957, Broady et al. 2012), Northern Territory (Ling & Tyler 2000), Queensland (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), Victoria (Day et al. 1995).

(as Scenedesmus acuminatus var. minor G.M.Smith)
Europe: Romania (Caraus 2002), Spain (Aboal 1988b), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

North America: Great Lakes (Prescott 1962).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2008), India (Gupta 2012), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Liu & Hu et al. 2012).

(as Scenedesmus falcatus Chodat)
Europe: Britain (John & Tsarenko 2002, Whitton et al. 2003), Germany (Täuscher 2014, Kasten et al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Russia (Europe) (Fenchel et al. 1995, Patova & Demina 2007, Patova & Demina 2008), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas & Gallardo 1986), Sweden (Skuja 1948).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

South-west Asia: Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013), Israel (Barinova & Tavassi 2009, Barinova, Tavassi & Glassman 2009).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014).

(as Scenedesmus acuminatus var. elongatus G.M.Smith)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002).

North America: Mexico (Figueroa-Torres et al. 2015).

South America: Brazil (Bicudo et al. 1999, Menezes 2010).

Asia: Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. & Guiry, M.D. (2016). Tetradesmus lagerheimii M.J.Wynne & Guiry, nomen novum, a replacement name for Tetradesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) M.J.Wynne, nom. illeg. (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyta). Notulae Algarum 12: 1 page only.

Key references
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.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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).

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

Lombardi, A.T., Hidalgo, T.M.R, Vieira, A.A.H. & Sartori, A.L. (2007). Toxicity of ionic copper to the freshwater microalga Scenedesmus acuminatus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorococcales). Phycologia 46: 74-78.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Dehning, I. & Tilzer, M.M. (1989). Survival of Scenedesmus acuminatus (Chlorophyceae) in darkness. Journal of Phycology 25: 509-515, 5 figs.
Lombardi, A.T., Hidalgo, T.M.R, Vieira, A.A.H. & Sartori, A.L. (2007). Toxicity of ionic copper to the freshwater microalga Scenedesmus acuminatus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorococcales). Phycologia 46: 74-78.

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