Diversity of Genus Scenedesmus from Kalwan Tehsil, Nasik District (M.S.) India


Patil. Neelima & Saner. Manisha, Jaihind Educational Trust’s, Z.B.Patil College, Dhule (M.S.) India.


The present communication deals with the genus Scenedesmus. It is diversified and common genus in fresh water habitats. During present investigation Scenedesmus was dominant genus from study area, 31 taxa observed from different aquatic habitats mostly lakes, dams and river of Kalwan tehsil for 2 years (January 2014–December 2015). Some species are common and some are rare. The Scenedesmus tropicus Crow is first time reported from Maharashtra.