Oxytoxum scolopax
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Taxonomic Group: Dinoflagellate
Trophic Status: Autotrophic
Size Range: 70-120 μm long (Dodge 1982)
Key Characteristics: Cell spindle-shaped with acutely pointed ends; hypotheca about three times the length of the epitheca; epitheca bulbous at the base and tapering to the apex
Confused With:
Toxin: None known