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Scrippsiella trachoidea

Fast Fact:

This species was first identified in 1883.

Other names Peridinium trachoideum (Stein, Lemmermann 1910), Glenodinium trochoideum (Stein 1883).
Seasonal dominance Summer.
Distribution Mesohaline.
Description 18-34 um long, 17-28 um wide.  Chloroplasts are yellow - brown in color.
References Campbell, P. H. 1973. The Phytoplankton of Gales Creek with emphasis on the Taxonomy and Ecology of Estuarine Phytoflagellates. University Microfilms, Xerox University Microfilms, Ann Arbor Michigan, USA page 173.

Hasle, G. R. & Syvertsen, E. E. 1996 Dinoflagellates. In: Tomas, C. R.(ed.) Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. Academic Press, Inc. San Diego, Calif. pages 526-527.

Wood, E. J. F. 1968. Dinoflagellates of the Caribbean Sea and Adjacent Areas. University of Miami Press, Coral Gables Florida. page 110.

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