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Amphidinium wigrense Woloszynska 1925

Publication details
Amphidinium wigrense Woloszynska 1925: 3, 8, fig. 1

Published in: Woloszynska, J. (1925). Notatki algologiczne (Algogogische Notizen). 1. Amphidinium wigrense n. sp. 2. Peridinium sp.. Spraw. Stac. Hydrobiol. Wigrach 1(4): 1-9.

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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.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Frequently "corrected" to "vigrense" but the original spelling "wigrense" should be maintained. - (14 Nov 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Does not belong in Amphidinium sensu stricto. Phylogenetic affinities are uncertain and require additional studies (Calado & Moestrup, 2005: 116). Treated as a synonym of Nusuttodinium amphidinioides (Geitler) Y.Takano & T.Horiguchi by Moestrup & Calado (2018: 147).

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bursa, A. (1969). Actiniscus canadensis n. sp., A. pentasterias Ehrenberg v. arcticus n. var., Pseudactiniscus apentasterias n. gen., n. sp., marine relicts in Canadian Arctic Lakes. Journal of Protozoology 16: 411-418.

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.

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.

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

Schiller, J. (1932). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 257-432. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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Woloszynska, J. (1925). Notatki algologiczne (Algogogische Notizen). 1. Amphidinium wigrense n. sp. 2. Peridinium sp.. Spraw. Stac. Hydrobiol. Wigrach 1(4): 1-9.

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