Amphidinium sp.

Super Group: 
Alveolata
Phylum: 
Dinophyta
Class: 
Dinophyceae
Order: 
Gymnodiniales
Family: 
Gymnodiniaceae
Genus: 
Amphidinium
Species: 
sp.
Authority: 
Claparède & Lachmann, 1859
Synonym(s): 
Trochodinium Conrad 1926

Diagnosis

Unarmored. Small to large cells that be round, top-shaped, biconical, to strongly laterraly or dorsoventrally compressed. Cell with or without thick theca and with or without longitudinal ridges or ribs. Epitheca short, less than or equel to one third of the body length. Cingulum distinctly premedian, with or without descending displacement. A fibrous ventral ridge has been described for some Amphidinium as has a peduncle for the activity of phagocytosis. Chloroplasts or cleptochloroplasts presents. 

Type species

A. operculatum Claparède and Lachmann, 1859

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Thalassicolla nucleata
Anderson O (1983) Radiolaria. Springer New York, New York, NY

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