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Prymnesium polylepis (Manton & Parke) Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert

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

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Prymnesium polylepis (Manton & Parke) Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert
Note the haptonema in between the two flagella. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Prymnesium polylepis (Manton & Parke) Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert
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
Prymnesium polylepis (Manton & Parke) Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert in Edvardsen et al. 2011: 223

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prymnesium is Prymnesium saltans Massart.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Chrysochromulina polylepis Manton & Parke

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).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chrysochromulina polylepis Manton & Parke 1962

Nomenclatural notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017). - (22 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

Majaneva, M., Rintala, J.-M., Hajdu, S., Hallsfors, S., Hallfors, G., Skjevik, A.-T., Gromisz, S., Kownacka, J. Busch, S., Blomster, J. (2012). The extensive bloom of alternate-stage Prymnesium polylepis (Haptophyta) in the Baltic Sea during autumn-spring 2007-2008. European Journal of Phycology 47(3): 310-320.

Created: 26 October 2011 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 22 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Majaneva, M., Rintala, J.-M., Hajdu, S., Hallsfors, S., Hallfors, G., Skjevik, A.-T., Gromisz, S., Kownacka, J. Busch, S., Blomster, J. (2012). The extensive bloom of alternate-stage Prymnesium polylepis (Haptophyta) in the Baltic Sea during autumn-spring 2007-2008. European Journal of Phycology 47(3): 310-320.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2018.

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