Gyrodinium spirale (Bergh) Kofoid & Swezy 1921

Gyrodinium spirale (Bergh) Kofoid & Swezy

Current name: Gyrodinium spirale (Bergh) Kofoid & SwezyRobin Raine (

Publication Details
Gyrodinium spirale (Bergh) Kofoid & Swezy 1921: 332, pl. 4: fig. 43, fig. DD, 14

Published in: Kofoid, C.A. & Swezy, O. (1921). The free-living unarmored Dinoflagellata. Memoirs of the University of California 5: i-viii, 1-562.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gyrodinium.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Gymnodinium spirale Bergh

Type Information
Type locality: Denmark: Strib (isl. Fyen); (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 December 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 December 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 July 2024

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