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Scenedesmus apiculatus (West & G.S.West) Chodat, nom. illeg. 1926

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Scenedesmaceae
Subfamily Scenedesmoideae
Genus Scenedesmus

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Scenedesmus apiculatus (West & G.S.West) Chodat
Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 27 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Chondrus variolosus Montagne

Scenedesmus apiculatus (West & G.S.West) Chodat Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Scenedesmus apiculatus (West & G.S.West) Chodat 1926: 169, nom. illeg.

Published in: Chodat, R. (1926). Scenedesmus. Étude de génétique de systématique expérimentale et d'hydrobiologie. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Hydrologie 3: 71-258.

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 Scenedesmus obtusus var. apiculatus (West & G.S.West) Tsarenko

Basionym
Scenedesmus alternans var. apiculatus West & G.S.West

Type information
England: Hampshire: New Forest.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Scenedesmus apiculatus Corda, 1838. - (23 Jun 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Scenedesmus apiculatus (West & G.S.West) Chodat)
Arctic: Ellesmere Island (Croasdale 1973).

Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (John & Tsarenko 2002, Whitton & al. 2003), Bulgaria (Dochin 2020), France (Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova & al. 2011), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998).

North America: Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982).

South America: Brazil (Bicudo & Ventrice 1968).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013), Turkey (Aysel 2005, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Sakha (Yakutia) (Kopyrina, Pshennikova & Barinova 2020), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015).

Source of current name
Tsarenko, P. (2000). Chlorococcales. In: Wasser, S.P. & Tsarenko, P. Diversity of algae in Ukraine. Algologia 10(4): 1-309.

Key references
Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 June 2021 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2021.

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