Torodinium robustum

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Taxonomic Group:Dinoflagellate
Trophic Status:Autotrophic
Size Range:25 μm wide x 55-67.5 μm long (LUMCON Guide); 21-23 μm wide x 65-75 μm long (Kofoid and Swezy 1921); 21-25 μm wide x 36-75 μm long (Dodge 1982)
Key Characteristics:Unarmored, small to medium cell with a cigar-shaped body; epitheca exceeds hypotheca by less than 3 times width; chloroplasts present
Confused With:Torodinium teredo, where the epitheca exceeds the hypotheca by more than 3 times width
Toxin:None known