Strain number NIES-4608  
Phylum Dinophyta  
Class Dinophyceae  
Scientific name Amphidinium operculatum Claparède & Lachmann  
Synonym Amphidinium elegans Grell & Wohlfarth-Bottermann 1957  
Former name  
Common name Dinoflagellate  
Locality (Date of collection) Kin, Okinawa, Japan (2021-01-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 26.44833472 / 127.90916777 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seaweed; Sand; Seawater)  
History < Wakeman, Kevin < Phua, Yong Heng  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Phua, Yong Heng (2021-01-**)  
Identified by Phua, Yong Heng  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  IMK  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  22-24 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 18S-ITS1-5.8S ( MZ851806 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Benthic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : I85  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Phua, Y. H., Husnik, F., Lemer, S., Wakeman, K. C. 2022 Phylogeny of Amphidinium (Dinophyceae) from Guam and Okinawa, with descriptions of A. pagoense sp. nov. and A. uduigamense sp. nov. Phycologia, 61, 241-254.
Keywords: Biodiversity; Epiphytic dinoflagellates; Microalgae; Molecular phylogeny; Taxonomy
Strain(s): 45454605460646074608 
DOI: 10.1080/00318884.2022.2033948

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