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Amphidinium obliquum Schiller, nom. inval.

Publication details
Amphidinium obliquum Schiller 1955: 24, pl. 1: fig. 8, nom. inval.

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.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Calado & Moestrup (2005: 116) note: "The two taxa A. glaucovirescens J. Schiller (1955, p. 25, pl. 1, fig. 10-c) and A. obliquum J. Schiller (1955, p. 24, pl. 1, fig. 8) were described by Schiller as preliminary (ad int.; ad interd., respectively) and the names are therefore invalid according to the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Greuter et al. 2000, Art. 34.1)." - (20 Jan 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2020.

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