Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing 1834

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing

Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) KützingBainbridge Island, Washington, USA; garden watering can, 1000x, DIC - 05 July 2009. Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication Details
Scenedesmus dimorphus (Turpin) Kützing 1834: 608

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1834 '1833'). Synopsis diatomearum oder Versuch einer systematischen Zusammenstellung der Diatomeen. Linnaea 8: 529-620, pls XIII-XIX [79 figs].

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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 Tetradesmus dimorphus (Turpin) M.J.Wynne.

Basionym
Achnanthes dimorpha Turpin

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), having two forms, e.g., two morphotypes in the same life history (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 14 March 2003 by Andy Taylor.

Last updated: 28 November 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 November 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 September 2022

 
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