Scenedesmus caudatus f. abundans Kirchner 1878
Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewald Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
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Scenedesmus caudatus f. abundans Kirchner 1878: 98
Published in: Kirchner, O. (1878). Algen. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Schlesien. Part 1. (Cohn, F. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. i-iv [vii] 1-284. Breslau: J.U. Kern's Verlag (Max Müller).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmodesmus abundans (Kirchner) E.H.Hegewald
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), caudate, i.e., ending with a tail-like appendage (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Hegewald, E.[H.] (2000). New combinations in the genus Desmodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Scenedesmaceae). Algological Studies 96: 1-18.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 May 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 06 August 2020.