Desmodesmus (R.Chodat) S.S.An, T.Friedl & E.Hegewald, 1999
Holotype species: Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turpin) Brébisson
Original publication and holotype designation: An, S.S., Friedl, T. & Hegewald, E. (1999). Phylogenetic relationships of Scenedesmus and Scenedesmus-like coccoid green algae as inferred from IT-2 rDNA sequence comparisons. Plant Biology 1: 418-428, 23 figs, 1 table.
The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2012-01-27 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as masculine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Hegewald, E., Wolf, M., Keller, A. Friedl, T. & Krienitz, L. (2010). ITS2 sequence-structure phylogeny in the Scenedesmaceae with special reference to Coelastrum (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae), including the new genera Comasiella and Pectinodesmus. Phycologia 49(4): 325-335.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 January 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022