Amphisolenia globifera

Super Group: 
Alveolata
Phylum: 
Dinophyta
Class: 
Dinophyceae
Order: 
Dinophysiales
Family: 
Amphisoleniaceae
Genus: 
Amphisolenia
Species: 
globifera
Authority: 
Stein 1883

Etymology

Adjective (Latin), globe-carrying, with a spherical organ (Stearn 1973).

Type species

This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Amphisolenia.

Ecology

Substrate: planktonic
Sociability: solitary
Salinity: marine
pH: neutral

Feeding: Photosynthetic

Life cycle

Phases_alternance: haplontic
Generation: <1 month

Reproduction_mode: asexual_binary

Feeding behaviour

Photosynthetic

Mode of locomotion

Two flagella typical for Dinophyceae
Flagellum: 2
Motility: motile_swimming

Attached phylogeny

Observation site(s)

SYMBIONTS

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Amoebophrya ceratii-species complex Western basin A R. Siano, Alves-de-Souza, C., Foulon, E., Bendif, E. M., Simon, N., Guillou, L., and Not, F., Distribution and host diversity of Amoebophryidae parasites across oligotrophic waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Biogeosciences, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 267 - 278, 2011.
Heterochaerus langerhansi D. L. Taylor, On the symbiosis between Amphidinium klebsii [Dinophyceae] and Amphiscolops langerhansi [Turbellaria: Acoela]1, Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, vol. 51, no. 02, p. 301, 1971.

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