Scenedesmus communis E.Hegewald
Desmodesmus communis (E.Hegewald) E.Hegewald Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
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Scenedesmus communis E.Hegewald 1977: 151, figs 12, 13
Published in: Hegewald, E. (1977). Scenedesmus communis Hegewald, a new species and its relation to Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turp.) Bréb. . Archiv für Hydrobiologie 19(Suppl. 51 (Algological Studies)): 142-155.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmodesmus communis (E.Hegewald) E.Hegewald
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common.
Scenedesmus caudata Corda
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Hungary: Lake Belsó-tó near Tihany (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Hegewald 1971/256, stored at GSF, Abt. Algenforschung, Dortmund: (Silva 1996-to date
Source of current name
Hegewald, E.[H.] (2000). New combinations in the genus Desmodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Scenedesmaceae). Algological Studies 96: 1-18.
John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 March 2019 by Wendy Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Egan, P.F. & Trainor, F.R. (1990). Phenotypic plasticity in Scenedesmus communis (Chlorophyceae). I. Relationship of S. Communis to S. komarekii. Journal of Phycology 26: 367-376, 13 figs, 3 tables.
Egan, P.F. & Trainor, F.R. (1991). Phenotypic plasticity in Scenedesmus communis Hegew - (Chlorophyceae) .2. Examples of algal cyclomorphosis and noncyclomorphosis. American Journal of Botany 78(1): 37-52.
Hegewald, E. (1977). Scenedesmus communis Hegewald, a new species and its relation to Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turp.) Bréb. . Archiv für Hydrobiologie 19(Suppl. 51 (Algological Studies)): 142-155.
Trainor, F.R. (1992). Cyclomorphosis in Scenedesmus communis Hegew. ecomorph expression at low temperature. British Phycological Journal 27: 75-81, 4 figs, 2 tables.
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Wendy 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 23 February 2020.