Acutodesmus dimorphus (Turpin) P.M.Tsarenko
Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing Collected by Howard Matcham. Sheep bowl. Westerton near Chichester, UK
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Acutodesmus dimorphus (Turpin) P.M.Tsarenko in Tsarenko & Petlovanny 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]
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. & Hallan, J.K. (2016 '2015'). Reinstatement of Tetradesmus G. M. Smith (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyta). Feddes Repertorium 126: 83-86.
Ramos, G.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N.M. (2015). Scenedesmaceae (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae) de duas áreas do Pantanal dos Marimbus (Baiano e Remanso), Chapada Diamantina, Estado da Bahia, Brasil. Hoehnea 42(3): 549-566.
Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 419-498. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.