Acutodesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) P.M.Tsarenko 2000

Acutodesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) P.M.Tsarenko

Acutodesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) P.M.TsarenkoBainbridge Island, Washington state, USA: 1000x, DIC - 13 April 2013. Karl Bruun

Publication Details
Acutodesmus acuminatus (Lagerheim) P.M.Tsarenko 2000: 176

Published in: Tsarenko, P. (2000). Chlorococcales. In: Wasser, S.P. & Tsarenko, P. Diversity of algae in Ukraine. Algologia 10(4): 1-309.

Type Species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tetradesmus lagerheimii M.J.Wynne & Guiry.

Selenastrum acuminatum Lagerheim

Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 06 August 2009 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 June 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 June 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 30 September 2022

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