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Glenodinium minutum Skvortsov 1946

Publication details
Glenodinium minutum Skvortsov 1946: 13, pl. 1: fig. 4

Published in: Skvortsov, B.V. (1946). Species novae et minus cognitae algarum, flagellatarum et phycomicetarum Asiae, Africae, Ameriae et Japoniae nec non Ceylon anno 1931-1945, descripto et illustrato per tab. 1-18. Proceedings of the Harbin Society of Natural History and Ethnography 2: 1-34, 18 pls.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Glenodinium is Glenodinium cinctum Ehrenberg.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Moestrup & Calado (2018: 470) note, "Cells described as widely oval to almost globose, 12 x 8.5 µm; epi- and hypocone equal in length; numerous brown, discoid chloroplasts; nucleus in the cell middle; no eyespot. Found in a pond in Manchuria. The description provides no reliable diagnostic features and the taxon cannot be identified. It should be considered a nomen inquirendum and its use discontinued." - (31 Aug 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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