Triparmaceae B.C.Booth & H.J.Marchant, 1988: 124.
Source: Ichinomiya, M., Lopes dos Santos, A., Gourvil, P., Yoshikawa, S., Kamiya, M., Ohki, K., Audic, S., Vargas, C. de, Noël, M.-H., Vaulot, D. & Kuwata, A. (2016). Diversity and oceanic distribution of the Parmales (Bolidophyceae), a picoplanktonic group closely related to diatoms. ISME Journal 10: 2419-2434, 5 figs.
Original publication: Booth, B.C. & Marchant, H.J. (1988). Triparmaceae, a substitute name for a family in the order Parmales (Chrysophyceae). Journal of Phycology 24: 124.
Motile cells 1–2 ?m in diameter, spherical or heart shaped. Two unequal flagella, ventrally inserted. Long flagellum 4–7 µm directed forward, with laterally inserted tubular flagellar hairs. Short flagellum 0.9–2.2 µm naked with a marked acronema. Basal apparatus reduced to basal bodies. Dorsal chloroplast occupies about half the cell. Non-motile cells with silicified cell wall. Cell wall composed of three shield plates, three oblong girdle plates, a triradiate dorsal plate with rounded ends and a large ventral plate. For both motile and non-motile cells, one chloroplast with a girdle lamella, lamellae with two to three appressed thylakoids. Mitochondria with tubular cristae. Pigment composition includes chlorophyll a, c1+c2 and c3 and fucoxanthin as a major carotenoid. Emend. Konno & Jordan 2007: 110.
A substitute name for the family Octolaminaceae Booth & Marchant 1987 nom. inval.
Booth, B.C. & Marchant, H.J. (1988). Triparmaceae, a substitute name for a family in the order Parmales (Chrysophyceae). Journal of Phycology 24: 124.
Konno, S., Ohira, R., Komuro, C., Harada, N. & Jordan R.W. (2007). Six new taxa of subarctic Parmales (Chrysophyceae). Journal of Nannoplankton Research 29: 108-12, 8 pls.
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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 20 May 2019.
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