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Pleurochrysis Pringsheim, 1955

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Hacrobia
Phylum Haptophyta
Class Coccolithophyceae
Subclass Prymnesiophycidae
Order Syracosphaerales
Family Syracosphaeraceae

Holotype species: Pleurochrysis scherffelii Pringsheim

Currently accepted name for the type species: Chrysotila carterae (Braarud & Fagerland) Andersen, Kim, Tittley & Yoon

Original publication and holotype designation: Pringsheim, E.G. (1955). Kleine Mitteilungen über Flagellaten und Algen I. Algenartige Chrysophyceen in Reinkultur. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 21: 401-410.

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Chrysotila.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Andersen, R.A., Kim, J.I., Tittley, I. & Yoon, H.S. (2014). A re-investigation of Chrysotila (Prymnesiophyceae) using material collected from the type locality. Phycologia 53(5): 463-473, 17 figs.

Numbers of names and species: There are 9 species names in the database at present.

Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):

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References
Heimdal, B.R. (1996). Modern coccolithophorids. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 731-834. San Diego: Academic Press.

Ichinomiya, M., Yoshikawa, S., Kamiya, M., Ohki, K., Takaichi, S. & Kuwata, A. (2011). Isolation and charcterization of Parmales (Heterokonta/Heterokontophyta/Stramenopiles) from the Oyahio region, western North Pacific. Journal of Phycology 47(1): 144-151.

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