Chrysochromulina chiton & Manton
Chrysochromulina chiton Parke & Manton in Parke, Manton & Clarke 1958: 225, figs 1-37
Original publication: Parke, M., Manton, I. & Clarke, B. (1958). Studies on marine flagellates. IV. Morphology and microanatomy of a new species of Chrysochromulina. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 37: 209-228.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Prymnesium chiton (Parke & Manton) Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Type locality: sea at N 47.36, W 04.18 (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: 'Type culture' PCC 146 (Edvardsen et al. 2011).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chrysochromulina chiton Parke & Manton)
England: England (Edvardsen et al. 2011).
Europe: Britain (Parke & Dixon 1976).
Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Marchant, Scott & Davidson 2005).
Source of synonymy
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.
Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2005). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.
LeRoi, J.-M. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2004). Scale-bearing nanoflagellates from southern Tasmanian coastal waters, Australia. I. Species of the genus Chrysochromulina (Haptophyta). Botanica Marina 47: 73-102.
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.
UTEX Culture LB 982 Chrysochromulina chiton
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SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Chrysochromulina&species=chiton
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Chrysochromulina&Species=chiton
Created: 02 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 October 2011 by Wendy Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Barker, D.A.N., Leadbeater, B.S.C. & Green, J.C. (1991). New light on an old problem: an immunological investigation of the scale case of Chrysochromulina chiton. British Phycological Journal 26: 82.
Green, J.C. & Jennings, D.H. (1967). A physical and chemical investigation of the scales produced by the golgi apparatus within and found on the surface of the cells of Chrysochromulina chiton Parke et Manton. J. Exp. Bot. 18: 359-370.
Green, J.C., Hori, T. & Course, P.A. (1989). An ultrastructural study of mitosis in Chrysochromulina chiton (Prymnesiophyceae). Phycologia 28: 318-330.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:47541