Selenastrum obesum West
Selenastrum obesum West 1892: 734, pl. X : figs 50-52
Published in: West, W. (1892). Algae of the English Lake District. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society, London 1892: 713-748, pls IX, X [= 64 figs].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kirchneriella obesa (West) West & G.S.West
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Lake District: Bowness (Silva 1996-to date).
(as Selenastrum obesum West)
Europe: Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
West, W. & West, G.S. (1894). New British freshwater algae. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 1894: 1-17.
John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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