Scenedesmus pectinatus Meyen 1829
Acutodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) TsarenkoBainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC - 13 April 2013. Karl Bruun
Scenedesmus pectinatus Meyen 1829: 775, pl XLIII : figs 33-35
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pectinodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) E.Hegewald, M.Wolf, Al.Keller, Friedl & Krienitz.
Type locality: Germany, Potsdam: Havel R.; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: On Alcyonella stagnorum; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 16 January 2007 by G.M. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 January 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2022