Scenedesmus brasiliensis Bohlin 1897

Desmodesmus brasiliensis (Bohlin) E.Hegewald

Current name: Desmodesmus brasiliensis (Bohlin) E.Hegewald
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Publication Details
Scenedesmus brasiliensis Bohlin 1897: 22, pl. 1: figs 36, 37

Published in: Bohlin, K. (1897). Die Algen der ersten Regnell'schen Expedition. I. Protococcoideen. Bihang till Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(Afd. III. No.7): 1-47, 2 pls.

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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 Desmodesmus brasiliensis (Bohlin) E.Hegewald.

Type Information
Type locality: Paraguay: Colonia Risso near Rio Apa: Brazil: Matto Grosso: Cuyab√° and Corumb√° ; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of or from Brazil (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 September 2023

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