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Amphidinium roseolum (Schmarda) J.Schiller 1932

Publication details
Amphidinium roseolum (Schmarda) J.Schiller 1932: 312

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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.

Glenodinium roseolum Schmarda

Type information
Type locality: Egypt: Monfalut (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: 27 ii 1853; (Index Nominum Algarum

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Glenodinium roseolum Schmarda 1854
Gymnodinium roseolum (Schmarda) F.Stein 1878

Taxonomic notes
Uncertain affinities; possibly related to Katodinium vorticella (F. Stein) Fott ex A.R. Loeblich (Calado & Moestrup, 2005).

According to Calado (2011: 647), Schmarda's drawings suggest a species of Opisthoaulax but neither a sulcus nor a sulcal flagellum was seen, and its identity cannot be reliably ascertained. - (14 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Key references
Calado, A.J. (2011). On the identity of the freshwater dinoflagellate Glenodinium edax, with a discussion on the genera Tyrannodinium and Katodinium, and the description of Opisthoaulax gen. nov. Phycologia 50(6): 641-649.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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