Taxonomy
Kingdom
Protozoa
Phylum
Dinoflagellata
Subphylum
Dinokaryota
Class
Dinophyceae
Subclass
Peridiniphycidae
Order
Peridiniales
Suborder
Peridiniaceae
Family
Peridiniaceae
Genus
Kryptoperidinium
Species
foliaceum
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Overall Geographic Range
temperate, tropical, estuarine, cosmopolitan
Habitat-Biology
  • armored
  • photosynthetic with chloroplasts
  • planktonic