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Scenedesmus caudatus f. abundans Kirchner 1878

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Scenedesmaceae
Subfamily Scenedesmoideae
Genus Scenedesmus

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Scenedesmus caudatus f. abundans Kirchner
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

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

 

Myrionema laminariae (Rosenvinge) Jónsson

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

Publication details
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).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scenedesmus is Scenedesmus obtusus Meyen.

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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

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