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Noctiluca scintillans varias.jpg
Noctiluca scintillans, Dinoflagellate that exhibits bioluminescence
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
(unranked): Alveolata
Phylum: Dinoflagellata
Class: Dinophyceae
Pascher, 1914

Dinophyceae is a class of dinoflagellates.[1][2][3] These are benthic dinoflagellate and found in sediments.



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  2. ^ Ruggiero; et al. (2015), "Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms", PLoS ONE, 10 (4): e0119248, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0119248, PMC 4418965Freely accessible, PMID 25923521 
  3. ^ Silar, Philippe (2016), "Protistes Eucaryotes: Origine, Evolution et Biologie des Microbes Eucaryotes", HAL archives-ouvertes: 1–462