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Scenedesmus perforatus var. spinosus Tell, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Scenedesmus perforatus var. spinosus Tell 1979: 321, fig. 6, nom. illeg.

Published in: Tell, G. (1979). Chlorophyceae d'eau douce rares et nouvelles de la Republique Argentine. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 14: 39-48.

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 Desmodesmus perforatus var. spinosus (Tell) E.Hegewald

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pierced with holes or pores or sprinkled with translucent dots (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Scenedesmus perforatus var. spinosus Massjuk, 1962. - (6 May 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Hegewald, E.[H.] (2000). New combinations in the genus Desmodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Scenedesmaceae). Algological Studies 96: 1-18.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 July 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 October 2019.

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