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Authority

N/A

Class

Dinophyceae

Order

Gymnodiniales

Family

Gymnodiniaceae

Basionym

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Synonyms

N/A

Additional References

Steidinger & Tangen (1997: 453)

Description

Cells unarmoured, fusiform, 55–60 µm long, 18–20 µm diameter. Theca with c. 8 longitudinal ridges; epitheca tapering towards a pointed apex, approximately three-quarters of the cell length. Cingulum descending. Chloroplasts absent.

Distribution

Southern Ocean, south of Australia.

Comments

A small number of specimens were seen in the present study, but unambiguous identification was not possible.

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