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Dinophyceae: Peridiniales: Peridinaceae
Dinoflagellida: Diniferina: Peridiniidae

Peridinium sp.

Peridinium Genus (Ehrenberg): Body round to polygonal; cingulum median, deep; thecal plates 5-6 in cingulum; some with apical and antapical horn (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Epicone (or epitheca) consists of 11-14 thecal plates; hypocone (or hypotheca) of 7-8 thecal plates (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Peridinium, theca 43 μm long, 45 μm wide, x 640, Shimo-no-koike (small pond), Shiga highland, Yamanouchi town, Nagano Pref., Japan, September 26, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
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