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Desmodesmus quadricaudatus (Turpin) ? 0

Publication details
Desmodesmus quadricaudatus (Turpin) ?

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmodesmus is Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turpin) Brébisson.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turpin) Brébisson

Basionym
Achnanthes quadricauda Turpin

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

Nomenclatural notes
E.Hegewald (e-mail, 22 November 2013) points out that he has never proposed this combination; the name has been used in the literature from time to time, but is probably invalid. - (22 Nov 2013) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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: 15 January 2007 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 22 November 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2020.

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