Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen 1829
Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen 1829: 775, pl. XLIII : figs 30, 31
Published in: Meyen, F.J.F. (1829). Beobachtungen über einige niedere Algenformen. Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae 14: 768-778, pl. XLIII .
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 locality: near Potsdam, Havel; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: on Alcyonella stagnorum; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 January 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023