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Scenedesmus armatus var. major G.M.Smith 1920

Publication details
Scenedesmus armatus var. major G.M.Smith 1920: 155, pl. 39: fig. 11

Published in: Smith, G.M. (1920). Phytoplankton of the Inland Lakes of Wisconsin. Part I: Myxophyceae, Phaeophyceae, Heterokonteae, and Chlorophyceae exclusive of the Desmidiaceae. Bulletin of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey 57: 1-243.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scenedesmus is Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmodesmus armatus var. major (G.M.Smith) Taşkin & Alp

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Taskin, E. (ed.), Akbulut, A., Yildiz, A., Sahin, B., Sen, B., Uzunöz, C., Solak, C., Basdemir, D., Sevik, F., Sönmez, F., Acikgöz, I., Pabuccu, K., Öztürk, M., Alp, M.T., Albay, M., Cak?r, M., Özbay, Ö., Can, Ö., Akcaalan, R., Atici, T., Koray, T., Özer, T., Karan, T., Aktan, Y., Zengin, Z.T. (2019). Türkiye suyosunlari listei [Turkey algae list]. pp. [i]-xix, [1]-804. Istanbul: Ali Nihat Gökyigit Vakfi Yayini.

Key references
Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.

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