Taxonomy
Kingdom
Protozoa
Phylum
Dinoflagellata
Subphylum
Dinokaryota
Class
Dinophyceae
Subclass
Peridiniphycidae
Order
Gonyaulacales
Suborder
Gonyaulacineae
Family
Gonyaulacaceae
Genus
Lingulodinium
Species
polyedrum
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Overall Geographic Range
temperate, tropical, neritic, oceanic
Habitat-Biology
  • armored
  • photosynthetic with chloroplasts
  • planktonic
  • toxin producing