Species name was changed from S. granulatus
to S. verrucosus according to a comment from Dr. E. Hegewald
##S. verrucosus is recently transferred to Verrucodesmus verrucosus
(Hegewald, E., Bock, C., & Krienitz, L.,
A phylogenetic study on Scenedesmaceae with the description of a new species of
Pectinodesmus and the new genera Verrucodesmus and Chodatodesmus
(Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae), Fottea 13 (2): 149-164, 2013.
Genus: Colonies of 4 (or 2, 8, 16) cells attached side by side, arranged linearly or zigzag;
cell body elliptical or spindle or crescent in shape; terminal cells with spiny projections in many species;
cell wall usually smooth, but in some species granulated or dented or ridged
(Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
Scenedesmus verrucosus Roll,
cell body μm long, μm wide, L/W=,
x 640, No.1, Ochiai-numa (pond), Noshiro city, Akita Pref., Japan, September 22, 2007 by Y. Tsukii
94 μm; x 640
Images of collecting locality:
Ochiai-numa (pond), Noshiro city, Akita Pref., Japan, September 22, 2007 by Y. Tsukii
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