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Glenodinium inaequale Chodat, nom. illeg. 1921

Publication details
Glenodinium inaequale Chodat 1921: 90, fig. 13, nom. illeg.

Published in: Chodat, R. (1921). Algues de la région du Grand St-Bernard. I. Algues rares ou nouvelles du Plan de Jupiter. II. Sur la place à attribuer aux genres Tetraedron et Polyedrium. Bulletin de la Société de Botanique de Genève, série 2 12: 293-305, 10 figs.
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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 Peridiniopsis inaequalis (Chodat) J. Stein & Borden

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Lake Champex, S. of Martigny (Index Nominum Algarum).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Glenodinium inaequale Schmarda, 1854. - (10 Oct 2014) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Moestrup & Calado (2018: 469) note "Cells with the anterior portion longer and wider than the posterior. Cell length 20 µm, width 14-16 µm. Sulcus restricted to the posterior portion. Numerous yellowish- or golden-brown chloroplasts. An apical pore is mentioned in the description and illustrated in a drawing that shows a distinct, relatively thick cell cover. The available features point to a Parvodinium species, but the lack of information on plates impedes identification." - (30 Jan 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Stein, J.R. & Borden, C.A. (1980 '1979'). Checklist of freshwater algae of British Columbia. Syesis 12: 3-39.

Key references
Lewis, J.M. & Dodge, J.D. (2011). Dinophyta (Dinoflagellates). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 250-274. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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.

Schiller, J. (1935). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2 Teil. ( Eds), pp. 1-320. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H..

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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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