Gymnodinium spirale Bergh
Gymnodinium spirale Bergh 1881: 66
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
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Denmark: Strib (isl. Fyen) (Silva 1996-to date).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gymnodinium spirale Bergh)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
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. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Created: 12 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 July 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 April 2018.