Taxonomy
Kingdom
Protozoa
Phylum
Dinoflagellata
Subphylum
Dinokaryota
Class
Dinophyceae
Subclass
Peridiniphycidae
Order
Gonyaulacales
Suborder
Cladopyxiineae
Family
Cladopyxiaceae
Genus
Cladopyxis
Species
brachiolata
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Overall Geographic Range
tropical, neritic, oceanic
Habitat-Biology
  • armored
  • heterotrophic without chloroplasts
  • planktonic