Scenedesmus pectinatus Meyen 1829

Pectinodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) E.Hegewald, M.Wolf, Al.Keller, Friedl & Krienitz

Current name: Pectinodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) E.Hegewald, M.Wolf, Al.Keller, Friedl & Krienitz
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC - 13 April 2013. Karl Bruun

Publication Details
Scenedesmus pectinatus Meyen 1829: 775, pl XLIII [43]: figs 33-35

Published in: Meyen, F.J.F. (1829). Beobachtungen ├╝ber einige niedere Algenformen. Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae 14: 768-778, pl. XLIII [43].

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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 Pectinodesmus pectinatus (Meyen) E.Hegewald, M.Wolf, Al.Keller, Friedl & Krienitz.

Type Information
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).

General Environment
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.; searched on 08 June 2023

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