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Glenodinium inaequale Schmarda 1854

Publication details
Glenodinium inaequale Schmarda 1854: 21, 24, pl. VI [6]: fig. 2

Published in: Schmarda, L.K. (1854). Zur Naturgeschichte Ägyptens. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 7(2): 1-18, pls I-VII.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Glenodinium is Glenodinium cinctum Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Glenoaulax inaequalis (Schmarda) Diesing

Type information
Type locality: Egypt (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Schabra; 17.iv.1853; (Index Nominum Algarum

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Moestrup & Calado (2018: 469) note "Although it was made the type of a new genus, Glenoaulax Diesing (1866, pp 305, 382), the name was hardly ever used and is absent from twentieth century floras. The original description of a smooth wall, the broadly rounded cell shape and the prominent eyespot suggest a woloszynskioid. However, the lack of detailed information about the organism advises against an attempt to identify it with any currently recognized species. Labelling it a nomen inquirendum and avoiding its use will prevent name changes that are difficult to justify, and it appears to be the best option." - (28 Aug 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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Verified by: 28 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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