Amphidinium pusillum J.Schiller
Amphidinium pusillum J.Schiller 1955: 20, pl. 1: fig. 1 a, b
Published in: Schiller, J. (1955). Untersuchungen an den planktischen Protophyten des Neusiedlersees 1950-1954. Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten aus dem Burgenland 9: 1-66.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Uncertain affinities (Calado & Moestrup, 2005). Moestrup & Calado (2018: 100) note: "Amphidinium pusillum J. Schiller (1955, p. 20, pl. I, fig. 1) appears to differ [from Gymnodinium kesslitzii var. sanctipaulense] only in that the sulcus extends all the way to the antapex. Further observations are needed to clarify its affinities."
This is a freshwater species.
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.
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.
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 24 February 2020.