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Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewald 2000

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Scenedesmaceae
Subfamily Desmodesmoideae
Genus Desmodesmus


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Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewald
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewald
prox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).


Antithamnion percurrens E.Y.Dawson

Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewald prox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.
© C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewald 2000: 1

Published in: Hegewald, E.[H.] (2000). New combinations in the genus Desmodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Scenedesmaceae). Algological Studies 96: 1-18.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmodesmus is Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turpin) Brébisson.

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

Scenedesmus caudatus f. abundans Kirchner

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), abundant (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus caudatus f. abundans Kirchner 1878
Scenedesmus quadricauda f. abundans (Kirchner) Lagerheim 1882
Scenedesmus caudatus var. abundans (Kirchner) Wolle 1887
Scenedesmus quadricauda var. abundans (Kirchner) Hansgirg 1888
Scenedesmus abundans (O.Kirchner) Chodat 1913

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus caudatus var. minor Kützing 1849
Scenedesmus sempervirens Chodat 1913
Scenedesmus nanus Chodat 1913
Scenedesmus quadrispina Chodat 1913
Scenedesmus spinosum f. solutus Chodat 1913
Scenedesmus opoliensis var. abundans Printz 1914
Scenedesmus quadricauda var. quadrispina (Chodat) G.M.Smith 1916
Scenedesmus quadricauda var. parvus G.M.Smith 1916
Scenedesmus rostratospinosus Chodat 1926
Scenedesmus parvus (G.M.Smith) Bourrelly 1952
Chlorella fusca Shihira & R.W.Krauss 1965
Scenedesmus bellospinosus Hortobágyi 1967
Scenedesmus fuscus (Shihira & R.W.Krauss) E.H.Hegewald 1982
Desmodesmus opoliensis var. abundans (Printz) Taşkin & Alp 2019

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Gopalakrishnan, K.K., Novis, P.M. & Visnovsky, G. (2014). Alpine Scenedesmaceae from New Zealand: new taxonomy. New Zealand Journal of Botany 52(1): 84-99.

Menezes, M. (2010). Chlorophyceae. In: Catálogo de plantas e fungos do Brasil. Vol. 1. (Forzza, R.C. Eds), pp. 335-352. Rio de Janeiro: Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio; Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Order Sphaeropleales sensu lato [Phylum Chlorophyta]. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 419-475. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Sphaeropleales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 280-355. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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