Taxonomy
Kingdom
Protozoa
Phylum
Dinoflagellata
Subphylum
Dinokaryota
Class
Dinophyceae
Subclass
Peridiniphycidae
Order
Peridiniales
Suborder
Peridiniaceae
Family
Congruentidiaceae
Genus
Peridinium
Species
aciculiferum
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Overall Geographic Range
freshwater/estuarine
Habitat-Biology
  • armored
  • photosynthetic with chloroplasts
  • planktonic
  • freshwater