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Glenodinium ambiguum R.H.Thompson 1951

Publication details
Glenodinium ambiguum R.H.Thompson 1951: 294, figs 73-79

Published in: Thompson, R.H. (1951 '1950'). A new genus and new species of fresh-water Pyrrophyta in the Desmokontae and Dinophyceae. Lloydia 13: 277-299.

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 Kansodinium ambiguum (R.H.Thompson) Carty & Elenor R.Cox

Type information
Type locality: Kansas, USA (Carty & Cox 1986: 197). Type: Thomson's No. 5054, preserved in formalin (Carty & Cox 1986: 197).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), doubtful, uncertain (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Diplopsalis ambiguum (Thompson) Bourrelly (Popovksky & Pfiester, 1990). - (20 Apr 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Carty, S. & Cox, E.R. (1986). Kansodinium gen. nov. and Durinskia gen. nov.: two genera of freshwater dinoflagellates (Pyrrhophyta). Phycologia 25(2): 197-204.

Key references
Carty, S. & Cox, E.R. (1986). Kansodinium gen. nov. and Durinskia gen. nov.: two genera of freshwater dinoflagellates (Pyrrhophyta). Phycologia 25(2): 197-204.

Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

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