Spirodinium spirale Entz
Spirodinium spirale Entz 1884: 39
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
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.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Spirodinium spirale Entz)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Escobar-Morales, S. & Hernández-Becerril, D.U. (2015). Free-living marine planktonic unarmoured dinoflagellates from the Gulf of Mexico and the Mexican Pacific. Botanica Marina 58(1): 9-22.
Created: 12 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 July 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2017.