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Glenodinium apiculatum Zacharias, nom. illeg. 1901

Publication details
Glenodinium apiculatum Zacharias 1901: 307, nom. illeg.

Published in: Zacharias, O. (1901). Zwei neue Dinoflagellaten des Süßswassers. Zoologischer Anzeiger 24: 306-309.
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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 Gyrodinium helveticum (Penard) Y.Takano & T.Horiguchi

Type information
Type locality: Edebergsee near Plön, Germany (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Popovsky & Pfiester (1990) cite the authorities for this species as ' Zacharias in Schilling 1913’ (p. 107) and 'Zacharias 1901’ (p. 160). We have opted for the former (Nic Dhonncha, pers. comm.).

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
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.

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

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..

Schilling, A.J. (1913). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Heft 3. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [1]-iv, 1-66. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Kretschmann, J., Calasan, A.Z., Kusber. W.-H. & Gottschling, M. (2017). Still curling after all these years: Glenodinium apiculatum Ehrenb. (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae) repeatedly found at its type locality in Berlin (Germany). Systematics and Biodiversity 16(2): 200-209, 36 fig.

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