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