Glenodinium minutum Skvortsov 1946
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
This is a freshwater species.
Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, -560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2021.