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Taxonomy Detail

Order Prymnesiales

Prymnesiales Papenfuss 1955.

Original publication: Papenfuss, G.F. (1955). Classification of the algae. In: A century of progress in the natural sciences, 1853-1953. (Kessel, E.L. Eds), pp. 115-224. San Francisco: California Academy of Sciences.

Motile single cells with two more or less equal flagella and usually a well-developed bending or coiling haptonema;haptonema rarely absent. Cells covered by simple to elaborate organic scales; scales rarely absent. Emend. Edvardsen & Eikrem (Seoane et al. 2009)

(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Bendif, El M., Probert, I., Schroeder, D.C. & Vargas, C de (2013). On the description of Tisochrysis lutea gen. nov. sp. nov. and Isochrysis nuda sp. nov. in the Isochrysidales, and the transfer of Dicrateria to the Prymnesiales (Haptophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology 25: 1763-1776.

Edvardsen, B., Eikrem, W., Throndsen, J., Sáez, A.G., Probert, I. & Medlin, L.K. (2011). Ribosomal DNA phylogenies and a morphological revision provide the basis for a revised taxonomy of the Prymnesiales (Haptophyta). European Journal of Phycology 46(3): 202-228.

Hansen, P.J., Nielsen, T.G. & Kaas, H. (1995). Distribution and growth of protists and mesozooplankton during a bloom of Chrysochromulina spp. (Prymnesiophyceae, Prymnesiales). Phycologia 34: 409-416, 6 figs, 2 tables.

Marchant, H.J., Scott, F.J. & Davidson, A.T. (2005). Haptophytes: Order Prymnesiales. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 255-275. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Orlova, T.Y., Efimova, K.V., & Stonik, I.V. (2016). Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Pseudohaptolina sorokinii sp. nov. (Prymnesiales, Haptophyta) from the Sea of Japan, Russia. Phycologia 55(5): 506-514.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2019.

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