Pectinodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) E.Hegewald, M.Wolf, Al.Keller, Friedl & Krienitz 2010

Acutodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) Tsarenko

Acutodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) TsarenkoBainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC - 13 April 2013. Karl Bruun

Publication Details
Pectinodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) E.Hegewald, M.Wolf, Al.Keller, Friedl & Krienitz 2010: 333

Published in: Hegewald, E., Wolf, M., Keller, A. Friedl, T. & Krienitz, L. (2010). ITS2 sequence-structure phylogeny in the Scenedesmaceae with special reference to Coelastrum (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae), including the new genera Comasiella and Pectinodesmus. Phycologia 49(4): 325-335.

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Publication date: 2010

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pectinodesmus.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Scenedesmus pectinatus Meyen

Type Information
Type locality: Germany, Potsdam: Havel R.; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: On Alcyonella stagnorum; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 16 August 2010 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 August 2010

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