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Pediastrum alternans Nygaard

Publication details
Pediastrum alternans Nygaard 1950: 42, fig. 16

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pediastrum is Pediastrum duplex Meyen.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudopediastrum alternans (Nygaard) M.Jena & C.Bock

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), alternating (Stearn 1992).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Denmark: Jutland: Mossø (Silva 1996-to date).B40 0040815 (fide Jena et al., 2014: 71) (epitype) (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
Lenarczyk, J. & McManus, H.A. (2016). Testing the boundaries of the green algal species Pediastrum alternans (Chlorophyceae) usng conventional, geometric morphometric and phylogentic methods. Phycologia 55(5): 515-530.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Lenarczyk, J. & McManus, H.A. (2016). Testing the boundaries of the green algal species Pediastrum alternans (Chlorophyceae) usng conventional, geometric morphometric and phylogentic methods. Phycologia 55(5): 515-530.

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