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Amphidinium acutum J.Schiller, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Amphidinium acutum J.Schiller 1928: 132, pl. 5: figs 7, 8, nom. illeg.

Published in: Schiller, J. (1928). Die planktischen Vegetationen des adriatischen Meeres. C. Dinoflagellata. II Teil. Gymnodiniales. Archiv für Protistenkunde 62(1): 119-166, pl. 6.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphidinium acutissimum J.Schiller

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegiitmate: not Amphidinium acutum Lohmann, 1919. - (16 Apr 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Source of current name
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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