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DINOPHYCEAE Fritsch, 1927 (dinoflagellates)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

GONYAULACALES Taylor, 1980 (an order of protozoans) Order  
CERATIACEAE Kofoid, 1907 (a family of protozoans) Family  
Ceratium hirundinella (O.F. Müll.) Dujard., 1914 (a dinoflagellate) Species 1 ident refs
GYMNODINIALES Lemmermann, 1910 (an order of dinoflagellates) Order  
GYMNODINIACEAE Lankester, 1885 (a family of dinoflagellates) Family  
Unidentified Gymnodinium (Unidentified Gymnodinium Dinoflagellates) Unidentified  
PERIDINIALES Haeckel, 1894 (an order of dinoflagellates)
PERIDINIACEAE (a family of dinoflagellates), eg: Glenodinium cinctum (a dinoflagellate) - Cell
Order 1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Lebour, M.V.
, 1925
The Dinoflagellates of the Northern Seas
Todd, C.D., Laverack, M.S. & Boxshall, G., 1996 Coastal Marine Zooplankton: A Practical Manual for Students


van Vuuren, S.J., Taylor, J., Gerber, A. & van Ginkel, C., 2006 Easy identification of the most common freshwater algae. A guide for the identification of microscopic algae in South African freshwaters.


Kraberg, A., Baumann, M. & Claus-Dieter, D., 2010 Coastal Phytoplankton
Horner, R.A., 2002 (common marine planktonic forms) Taxonomic guide to some common Marine Phytoplankton

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to DINOPHYCEAE (dinoflagellates)

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BioInfo BioInfo ( has 4 feeding and other relationships of DINOPHYCEAE (dinoflagellates)

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