Scrippsiella trochoidea

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Taxonomic Group:Dinoflagellate
Trophic Status:Autotrophic
Size Range:15-25 μm wide x 23-32.5 μm long (LUMCON Guide); 20-23 μm wide x 16-36 μm long (Dodge 1982, Horner 2002)
Key Characteristics:Cells armored, pear-shaped, with a conical epitheca and rounded hypotheca; girdle is median and excavated; nucleus ovoid and centrally placed
Confused With:
Toxin:Unknown