Achnanthes dimorpha Turpin 1828

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) KützingBainbridge Island, Washington, USA; garden watering can, 1000x, DIC - 05 July 2009. Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication Details
Achnanthes dimorpha Turpin 1828: 313, pl. 13: fig. 12

Published in: Turpin, P.J.F. (1828). De la description de plusieurs genres et espèces nouvelles très remarquables, découverte parmi les productions végétales et microscopiques. Mémoires du Musée d'Histoire Naturelle 16: 295-344, pl. 13 ["15"].

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthes is Achnanthes adnata Bory.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tetradesmus dimorphus (Turpin) M.J.Wynne.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), having two forms, e.g., two morphotypes in the same life history (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 14 March 2003 by Andy Taylor.

Last updated: 13 January 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 January 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2022

 
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