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Amphidinium glaucum W.Conrad

Publication details
Amphidinium glaucum W.Conrad 1926: 75, pl. 1: figs 3-5

Published in: Conrad, W. (1926). Recherches sur les flagellates de nos eaux saumâtres. 1e partie: dinoflagellates. Archiv für Protistenkunde 55: 63-100, 2 pls.

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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Amphidinium is Amphidinium operculatum Claparède & Lachmann.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with a greyish bloom; blue-grey.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Does not belong in Amphidinium sensu stricto. Phylogenetic affinities are uncertain and require additional studies (Calado & Moestrup, 2005: 116).

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphidinium glaucum W.Conrad)
Europe: Britain (Parke & Dixon 1976), Mediterranean (Gómez 2003).

World: World (Gómez 2005, Gómez 2012).

Key references
Calado, A.J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2005). On the freshwater dinoflagelllates presently included in the genus Amphidinium, with a description of Prosoaulax gen. nov. Phycologia 44: 112-119.

Schiller, J. (1932). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 257-432. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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