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di·no·flag·el·late

(dī'nō-flaj'ĕ-lāt),
A plantlike flagellate of the subclass Phytomastigophorea, some species of which (for example, Karenia brevis) produce a potent neurotoxin that may cause severe food intoxication following ingestion of parasitized shellfish.
[G. dinos, whirling, + L. flagellum, a whip]

dinoflagellate

/di·no·flag·el·late/ (di″no-flaj´ĕ-lāt)
1. of or pertaining to the order Dinoflagellida.
2. any individual of the order Dinoflagellida.

dinoflagellate

(dī′nō-flăj′ə-lĭt, -lāt′, -flə-jĕl′ĭt)
n.
Any of numerous minute, chiefly marine protists of the phylum Dinoflagellata, characteristically having two flagella and a cellulose covering and forming one of the chief constituents of plankton. They include bioluminescent species, photosynthetic species, and species that produce red tide.

dinoflagellate

any of a group of unicellular biflagellate aquatic organisms forming a constitutent of plankton now normally placed in the division Pyrrhophyta. They can be regarded as an order of protozoans (Dinoflagellata) or a class of algae (Dinophyceae).
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For example, although we did not find an association of illness with Dinophyta, maximum cell counts for Dinophyta were only 105.
Abbreviations: TN: total nitrogen; TP: total phosphorus; WT: water temperature; Cond: conductivity; Chla: chlorophyll a; Wind: wind mean speed; DOC: dissolved organic carbon; bCyano: Cyanobacteria biovolume; bChloro: Chlorophyta biovolume; bOther: Bacillariophyta + Dinophyta + Euglenophyta biovolume.
Como fue establecido en los resultados, la fertilizacion ocasiono que grupos como Cryptophyta, Dinophyta, Desmidiales y Zygnematales (que no son eufitoplanctonicas) presentaran muy poca densidad y que las Euglenophyta nunca estuvieran presentes.
1993) para Dinoflagellata, sin embargo, en este estudio se clasifican a los dinoflagelados como algas de la division Dinophyta, segun el sistema de clasificacion de Hoek et al.
6 F T 2 Division Dinophyta Achradina pulchra Lohmann B,V 12.
Zygnemaphyta was the most specious group (94 taxa), followed by Chlorophyta (77 taxa), Bacillariophyta (71 taxa), Cyanophyta (20 taxa), Euglenophyta (12 taxa), Chrysophyta (5 taxa), Dinophyta (2 taxa), Cryptophyta (1 taxa) and Xanthophyta (1 taxa).
Chlorophyta was the most specious group (98 taxa), followed by Bacillariophyta (58 taxa), Cyanophyta (32 taxa), Zygnemaphyta (21 taxa), Euglenophyta (8 taxa), Chrysophyta (7 taxa), Dinophyta (6 taxa), Cryptophyta (2 taxa) and Rodophyta (1 taxa).
Round & Crawf Dry -- -- -- -- -- -- DINOPHYTA 413 569 139 595 760 211 Peridinium sp.
A total of 173 infrageneric taxa were identified, distributed among the following divisions: Dinophyta (103 taxa), Bacillariophyta (61 taxa), Cyanobacteria (7 taxa), Chlorophyta and Chrysophyta (1 taxon).
4 1 3 punctata Playfair Division: Dinophyta Familia Gymnodiniaceae Lankester A491 Amphidinium turbo Schiller 4 9 3 A503 Gymnodinium sanguineum Hirasaka 4 9 2 A504 Gymnodinium cf.