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Scenedesmus quadricauda var. opoliensis (P.G.Richter) West & G.S.West

Publication details
Scenedesmus quadricauda var. opoliensis (P.G.Richter) West & G.S.West 1902: 197

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1902). A contribution to the freshwater algae of Ceylon. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany, Series 2, 6: 123-215, pls 17-22.
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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 opoliensis (P.G.Richter) E.Hegewald

Basionym
Scenedesmus opoliensis P.G.Richter

Type information
Type locality: Poland: near Oppein: stagnant waters between Boguschütz and Hönitz (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Phycotheca Universalis No 686: Schmula ; 1.ix.1894; (Silva 1996-to date

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Scenedesmus quadricauda var. opoliensis (P.G.Richter) West & G.S.West)
Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day & al. 1995).

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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