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Class

Dinophyceae

Order

Gymnodiniales

Family

Brachidiniaceae

Basionym

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Additional References

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Description

Cells unarmoured, elongate, cigar-shaped, 85 µm long, 18 µm diameter. Theca ornamented with c. 20 longitudinal ridges; epitheca c. two-thirds of the cell length, tapering towards a rounded apex. Cingulum descending. Chloroplasts not seen.

Distribution

Southern Ocean, south of Australia.

Comments

We found a single specimen but could not identify it with certainty. "Torodinium sp." was recorded for the Weddell Sea by Estrada & Delgado (1990).

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