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Scenedesmus quadricauda f. major Isabella & R.J.Patel, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Scenedesmus quadricauda f. major Isabella & R.J.Patel 1988: 133, nom. illeg. (as 'var. bicaudatus f. major' )

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 (Lemmermann) E.Hegewald

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Scenedesmus quadricauda f. major W.B.Turner, 1893. - (19 Dec 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Jeon, S.L. & Hegewald, E. (2006). A revision of the species Desmodesmus perforatus and D. tropicus (Scenedesmaceae, Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45(5): 567-584.

Key references
Gupta, R.K. (2012). Algae of India Volume 2. A checklist of Chlorophyceae, Xanthophyceae. Chrysophyceae and Euglenophyceae. pp. [i]-iii, [1]-428, 8 pls. Salt Lake, Kolkata: Botanical Survey of India, Ministry of Environment & Forests.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 December 2017 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 17 October 2019.

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