Gymnodinium helix Pouchet
Gymnodinium helix Pouchet 1887: 94-96, fig. 1 [text-fig in page 95]
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Torquentidium helix (Pouchet) H.H.Shin, Z.Li, K.W.Lee & K.Matsuoka
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: France: Concarneau (Silva 1996-to date).
Source of current name
Shin, H.H., Li, Z., Lee, K.-W. & Matsuoka, K. (2019). Molecular phylogeny and morphology of Torquentidium gen et comb. nov. for Cochlodinium convolutum and allied species (Ceratoperidiniaceae, Dinophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 54(3): 249-262.
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
Created: 11 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 November 2019 by Wendy Guiry
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Gómez, F. (2018). Redefinition of Ceratoperidinium and Pseliodinium (Ceratoperidiniaceae, Dinophyceae) including reassignment of Gymnodinium fuscus, Cochlodinium helix and C. pirum to Pseliodinium. CICIMAR Oceánides 33(1): 1-11, 103 figs.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.