Size: Cyst size length 34-44 µm, width 18-32 µm.
Resting spore: +
Note: The thecate cell resemble the thecate cell of S. trochoidea but it is smaller (Lewis 1991)
Distinctive features: Elongate oval cyst with flattened calcareous plates
Distribution: Scotland, North Sea, Gullmarsfjorden
Lewis, J. 1991. Cyst-theca relationships in Scrippsiella ( Dinophyceae) and related orthoperidinoid genera. Botanica Marina. 34: 91-106.
Nehring, S. 1994. Scripsiella spp. resting cysts from the German Bight (North Sea): a tool for more complete check-lists of dinoflagellates. Neth. J. Sea Res. 33: 57-63.