Pectinodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) E.Hegewald, M.Wolf, Al.Keller, & Krienitz
Acutodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) Tsarenko Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
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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.
Publication date: 2010
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 locality: Germany, Potsdam: Havel R. (Silva 1996-to date). Type: On Alcyonella stagnorum. (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 16 August 2010 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 16 August 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.