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Scenedesmus hystrix var. armatus Chodat

Publication details
Scenedesmus hystrix var. armatus Chodat 1902: 25, fig. 140

Published in: Chodat, R. (1902). Algues vertes de la Suisse. Pleurococcoïdes - Chroolépoïdes Beiträge Kryptogamenflora der Schweiz. Band I, Heft 3.. pp. i-xii, 1-373. Berne: Druck und Verlag von K-J. Wyss, Libraire-Éditeur.
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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 armatus (Chodat) E.H.Hegewald

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), porpucine-like, bristly or spiny (Neal 1993).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Switzerlan: Champex (Silva 1996-to date).

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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.

Key references
John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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