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Scenedesmus perforatus var. major (W.B.Turner) Philipose

Publication details
Scenedesmus perforatus var. major (W.B.Turner) Philipose 1967: 282

Published in: Philipose, M.T. (1967). Chlorococcales. pp. i-ix, 1-365. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
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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 Desmodesmus perforatus (Lemmermann) E.Hegewald

Basionym
Scenedesmus quadricauda f. major W.B.Turner

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.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

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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 15 October 2019.

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