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Scenedesmus lunatus (West & G.S.West ) Chodat

Publication details
Scenedesmus lunatus (West & G.S.West ) Chodat 1926: 184

Published in: Chodat, R. (1926). Scenedesmus. Étude de génétique de systématique expérimentale et d'hydrobiologie. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Hydrologie 3: 71-258.

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 lunatus (West & G.S.West) E.Hegewald

Basionym
Scenedesmus denticulatus var. lunatus West & G.S.West

Type information
Type locality: Madagascar (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crescent-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Caraus, I. (2002). The algae of Romania. Studii si Cercetari, Universitatea Bacau, Biologie 7: 1-694.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Hegewald, E., An, A.A., Schnepf, E. & Tsarenko, P. (1998). Taxonomy and cell wall ultrastructure of Scenedesmus lunatus (Chlorophyta, Chlorococcales). Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Suppl. 126 (Algological Studies) 91: 11-25.

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