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Desmodesmus subspicatus (Chodat) E.Hegewald & A.Schmidt

Classification:
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 subspicatus (Chodat) E.Hegewald & A.Schmidt
Collected by Howard Matcham. Cattle trough, Duncton, Nr Chichester, UK. 10 Oct 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Desmodesmus subspicatus (Chodat) E.Hegewald & A.Schmidt
Collected by Howard Matcham. Cattle trough, Duncton, Nr Chichester, UK. 10 Oct 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Sargassum patens var. rodgersianum (Harvey) Grunow

Scenedesmus subspicatus Chodat Collected by Howard Matcham. Cattle trough, Duncton, Nr Chichester, UK
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Desmodesmus subspicatus (Chodat) E.Hegewald & A.Schmidt in E.Hegewald 2000: 17

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.

Basionym
Scenedesmus subspicatus Chodat

Type information
Type locality: USA: Wisconsin (Silva 1996-to date). Type: G.M. Smith; (Silva 1996-to date

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Scenedesmus subspicatus Chodat 1926

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Hilt (nee Korner), S., Beutler, E. & Bauer, N. (2012). Comparison of methods to detect allelopathic effects of submerged macrophytes on green algae (Note). Journal of Phycology 48(1): 40-44.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. 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. 419-498. 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..

Verschoor, A.M., van der Stap, I., Helmsing, N.R., Lürling, M. & van Donk, E. (2004). Inducible colony formation within the Scenedesmaceae: adaptive responses to infochemicals from two different herbivore taxa. Journal of Phycology 40: 808-814, 5 figs, 1 table.

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