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

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Scenedesmaceae
Subfamily Scenedesmoideae
Genus Pectinodesmus

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Pectinodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) E.Hegewald, M.Wolf, Al.Keller, Friedl & Krienitz
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

Epiphloea grandifolia J.Agardh

Acutodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) Tsarenko Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
© 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.

Basionym
Scenedesmus pectinatus Meyen

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus pectinatus Meyen 1829
Acutodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) Tsarenko 2001

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

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