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Glenodinium acuminatum (Ehrenberg) Jørgensen 1899

Publication details
Glenodinium acuminatum (Ehrenberg) Jørgensen 1899: 32

Published in: Jørgensen, E.G. (1905). Protist plankton of northern Norwegian Fiords (Winter and Spring 1899,1900). Bergens Museums Skrifter 1905: 1-151, pls 6-18.

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 Scrippsiella acuminata (Ehrenberg) Kretschmann, Elbrächter, Zinssmeister, S.Soehner, Kirsch, Kusber & Gottschling

Basionym
Peridinium acuminatum Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: "FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY. Baltic Sea: Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel Fjord, August 1834 [extant], G.A. Michaelis, s.n." (Kretschmann & al. 2015: 248). Notes: "... (holotype: fig. II 5! in Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin 1834, 1836, original drawing sub No. 938 at BHUPM!, no physical material found; Baltic Sea, off Federal Republic of Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel Fjord, 18th March 2009 [extant]: M. Gottschling, K.J.S. Meier, S. Söhner & C. Zinßmeister, s.n. [GeoB 427], Epitype designated here: CEDiT2014E40!, Centre of Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy, isoepitypes: B400041372! M229751!; illustrated here in Fig. 2)."

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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.

Source of current name
Kretschmann, J., Elbrächter, M., Zinssmeister, C., Soehner, S., Kirsch, M., Kusber, W.-H. & Gottschling, M. (2015). Taxonomic clarification of the dinophyte Peridinium acuminatum Ehrenberg,  ? Scrippsiella acuminata, comb. nov. (Thoracosphaeraceae, Peridiniales). Phytotaxa 220(3): 239-256.

Key references
McMinn, A. & Scott, F.J. (2005). Dinoflagellates. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 202-250. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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