Scenedesmus acutus var. dimorphus (Turpin) 0
Acutodesmus dimorphus (Turpin) P.M.Tsarenko Collected by Howard Matcham. Sheep bowl. Westerton near Chichester, UK
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Scenedesmus acutus var. dimorphus (Turpin) Rabenhorst
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tetradesmus dimorphus (Turpin) M.J.Wynne
Achnanthes dimorpha Turpin
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. & Hallan, J.K. (2016 '2015'). Reinstatement of Tetradesmus G. M. Smith (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyta). Feddes Repertorium 126: 83-86.
Created: 14 March 2003 by Andy Taylor
Verified by: 13 January 2016 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 15 August 2020.