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Glenodinium rotundatum Skvortsov 1958

Publication details
Glenodinium rotundatum Skvortsov 1958: 195, pl. 5: fig. 34

Published in: Skvortzov, B.V. (1958). New and rare Flagellatae from Manchuria, Eastern Asia. Philippine Journal of Science 86: 139-202.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
As %u201Crotundum%u201D in the legend, p. 202. - (31 Aug 2020) - M.D. Guiry

Moestrup & Calado (2018: 471) note, "Cells described as ovoid or orbicular in ventral view, lightly compressed; epi- and hypovalve of equal length; cingulum spirals slightly to the left; sulcus distinct; chloroplasts brown ("brannea", probably a lapsus calami for brunnea), numerous; cysts embedded in mucilage; "membrana hyalina". Found in swamp near Harbin, Manchuria. The description of this species is very confused. What the lowermost of the two figures shows is uncertain. The species can never be reliably identified. The name 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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Verified by: 31 August 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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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 23 October 2021.

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