Acutodesmus dimorphus (Turpin) P.M.Tsarenko 2001

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) KützingBainbridge Island, Washington, USA; garden watering can, 1000x, DIC - 05 July 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Acutodesmus dimorphus (Turpin) P.M.Tsarenko 2001: 10

Published in: Tsarenko, P. & Petlovany, O.A. (2001). Doplolneniek Raznoobraziju vodoroslej Ukrainy [Addition to the "Diversity of algae in Ukraine"]. Algologia Supplement (Unnumbered): 1-130. [in In Russian with English abstract]

Type Species
This is the type species (non designatus) of the genus Acutodesmus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tetradesmus dimorphus (Turpin) M.J.Wynne.

Achnanthes dimorpha Turpin

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), having two forms, e.g., two morphotypes in the same life history (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 06 March 2013 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 January 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 January 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 01 December 2022

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