Family Leptodiscaceae

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Family Leptodiscaceae

Citation: Leptodiscaceae Taylor 1976a.

Diagnosis:Noctilucaleans in which the dominant life cycle stage comprises a motile cell whose width is extended significantly by anterior- posterior compression or by the presence of an equatorial, wing-like extension. Neither a tentacle nor an episomal extracellular dome, are developed.

Type genus:Extant genera:
Order Noctilucales part