Desmodesmus serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & E.Hegewald 1999

Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) Bohlin

Scenedesmus serratus (Corda) BohlinBainbridge Island, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC - 11 May 2008. Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication Details
Desmodesmus serratus (Corda) S.S.An, Friedl & E.Hegewald 1999: 427

Published in: An, S.S., Friedl, T. & Hegewald, E. (1999). Phylogenetic relationships of Scenedesmus and Scenedesmus-like coccoid green algae as inferred from IT-2 rDNA sequence comparisons. Plant Biology 1: 418-428, 23 figs, 1 table.

Publication date: July 1999

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.

Basionym
Arthrodesmus serratus Corda

Type Information
Type locality: Czech Republic: Prague; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: Description of Corda (1939) only (exclusion of the illustration of Corda (1839: pl. 4, fig. 35): (Fawley et al. 2011: 35) Notes: According to Index Nominum Algarum, the lectotypification by Fawley et al. (2011: 35) is unacceptable since it excludes the sole typifiable element, the illustration.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 January 2020

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