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Chrysochromulina polylepis Manton & Parke

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Hacrobia
Phylum Haptophyta
Class Coccolithophyceae
Subclass Prymnesiophycidae
Order Prymnesiales
Family Chrysochromulinaceae
Genus Chrysochromulina

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Chrysochromulina polylepis Manton & Parke
Note the haptonema in between the two flagella. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Chrysochromulina polylepis Manton & Parke
Note the haptonema in between the two flagella.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Chrysochromulina polylepis Manton & Parke Note the haptonema in between the two flagella.
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Chrysochromulina polylepis Manton & Parke 1962: 565, figs 1-28, pls 1-8

Published in: Manton, I. & Parke, M. (1962). Preliminary observations on scales and their mode of origin in Chrysochromulina polylepis sp. nov.. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 42: 565-578.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chrysochromulina is Chrysochromulina parva Lackey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prymnesium polylepis (Manton & Parke) Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with many scales.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
1962: 575, figs 1-28 (INA). - (26 Oct 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Distributional notes
Oceanic: 49º36' N, 140º37' W (Guo et al. 2012). - (25 May 2012) - Wendy Guiry

Usage notes
Harmful species

Haemolytic activity, potent membrane disruption interactions and toxicity to finfish and protists (John et al. 2010). - (1 Nov 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: in sea, N. 50.11, W 04.13 (Silva 1996-to date). Type: in sea. Cambridge T culture = Plymouth 13 (Silva 1996-to date Notes: 'Type' culture PCC 136 (Edvardsen et al. 2011: 223).

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

John, U., Beszteri, S., Glockner, G., Singh, R., Medlin, L. & Cembella, A.D. (2010). Genomic characterisation of the ichthyotoxic prymnesiophyte Chrysochromulina polylepis, and the expression of polyketide synthase genes in synchronized cultures . European Journal of Phycolog 45(3): 215-229.

Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.

Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216.

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.

Nakayama, T., Yoshida, M., Noël, M.-H., Kawachi, M. & Inouye, I. (2005). Ultrastructure and phylogenetic position of Chrysoculter rhomhoideus gen. et sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae), a new flagellate haptophyte from Japanese coastal waters. Phycologia 44: 369-383.

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

Created: 17 August 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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

Edvardsen, B. & Medlin, L. (1998). Genetic analyses of authentic and alternate forms of Chrysochromulina polylepis (Haptophyta). Phycologia 37: 275-283, 6 figs, 3 tables.
Edvardsen, B. & Paasche, E. (1992). Two motile stages of Chrysochromulina polylepis (Prymnesiophyceae): morphology, growth, and toxicity. Journal of Phycology 28: 104-114, 5 figs, 5 tables.
Edvardsen, B. & Vaulot, D. (1996). Ploidy analysis of the two motile forms of Chrysochromulina polylepis (Prymnesiophyceae). Journal of Phycology 32: 94-102, 5 figs, 2 tables.
John, U., Beszteri, S., Glockner, G., Singh, R., Medlin, L. & Cembella, A.D. (2010). Genomic characterisation of the ichthyotoxic prymnesiophyte Chrysochromulina polylepis, and the expression of polyketide synthase genes in synchronized cultures . European Journal of Phycolog 45(3): 215-229.
Manton, I. & Parke, M. (1962). Preliminary observations on scales and their mode of origin in Chrysochromulina polylepis sp. nov.. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 42: 565-578.
Manton, I. & Parke, M. 1962 (1962). Preliminary observations on scales and their mode of origin in sp. nov. . Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 42: 565-578.

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