Gymnodinium spirale Bergh
Gyrodinium spirale (Bergh) Kofoid & Swezy Port Townsend, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, Lugol's, 400x, DIC
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Gymnodinium spirale Bergh 1881: 253, figs 70, 71
Published in: Bergh, R.S. (1881). Der organismus der Cilioflagellaten. Eine phylogenetische studie. Morphologisches Jahrbuch 7: 177-288.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gyrodinium spirale (Bergh) Kofoid & Swezy
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
1881: 253, figs 70, 71 (INA). - (11 Jul 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Denmark: Strib (isl. Fyen) (Silva 1996-to date).
Source of current name
Kofoid, C.A. & Swezy, O. (1921). The free-living unarmored Dinoflagellata. Memoirs of the University of California 5: i-viii, 1-562.
Daugbjerg, N., Hansen, G., Larsen, J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2000). Phylogeny of some of the major genera of dinoflagellates based on ultrastructure and partial LSU rDNA sequence data, including the erection of three new genera of unarmoured dinoflagellates. Phycologia 39: 302-317.
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Created: 12 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 December 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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.