Dinophysis norvegica

Super Group: 
Alveolata
Phylum: 
Dinophyta
Class: 
Dinophyceae
Order: 
Dinophysiales
Family: 
Dinophysaceae
Genus: 
Dinophysis
Species: 
norvegica
Authority: 
Claparède & Lachmann 1859
Synonym(s): 
Dinophysis norvegica var. debilior Paulsen 1907
Dinophysis debilior Paulsen 1949

Diagnosis

Bloom: No
Toxicity: Yes_DSP

Type species

The type species (holotype) of the genus Dinophysis is Dinophysis acuta Ehrenberg.

Ecology

Substrate: planktonic
Sociability: solitary
Salinity: marine
Salinity: variable (estuary)
pH: neutral

Feeding: Kleptoplastidy
Feeding: Predatory

Life cycle

Phases_alternance: haplontic
Generation: <1 month

Reproduction_mode: asexual_binary

Feeding behaviour

kleptoplastidy
Predatory

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 Mahone Bay
Fritz L, Nass M (1992) Development of the endoparasitic dinoflagellate Amoebophrya ceratii within host dinoflagellate species. Journal of Phycology 28:312 - 320. doi: 10.1111/j.0022-3646.1992.00312.x
Amoebophrya ceratii-species complex
Salomon PS, Janson S, Granéli E (2003) Multiple species of the dinophagous dinoflagellate genus Amoebophrya infect the same host species. Environmental Microbiology 5:1046 - 1052. doi: 10.1046/j.1462-2920.2003.00511.x
Amoebophrya ceratii-species complex
Amoebophrya ceratii-species complex New Scotland Mahone Bay
Fritz L, Nass M (1992) Development of the endoparasitic dinoflagellate Amoebophrya ceratii within host dinoflagellate species. Journal of Phycology 28:312 - 320. doi: 10.1111/j.0022-3646.1992.00312.x
Amoebophrya ceratii-Clade-3 Gotland Deep
Parvilucifera infectans Kristineberg Marine Research Station
Parvilucifera infectans Skagerrak A
Parvilucifera infectans Skagerrak B

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