Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen 1829

Publication Details
Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen 1829: 775, pl. XLIII [43]: figs 30, 31

Published in: Meyen, F.J.F. (1829). Beobachtungen ├╝ber einige niedere Algenformen. Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae 14: 768-778, pl. XLIII [43].

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Scenedesmus.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: near Potsdam, Havel; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: on Alcyonella stagnorum; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 April 2024

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