Tisochrysis El M.Bendif & I.Probert, 2013
Holotype species: Tisochrysis lutea El M.Bendif & I.Probert
Original publication and holotype designation: Bendif, El M., Probert, I., Schroeder, D.C. & Vargas, C de (2013). On the description of Tisochrysis lutea gen. nov. sp. nov. and Isochrysis nuda sp. nov. in the Isochrysidales, and the transfer of Dicrateria to the Prymnesiales (Haptophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology 25: 1763-1776.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Description: Cells solitary, motile, covered by several layers of scales with ten radiating ribs arranged in each of four quadrants. Flagella two, equal, inserted apically with abbreviated haptonema between, bearing small round scales with 12 radial ridges. Plastid single, parietal, yellow-brown with immersed pyrenoid. Asexual reproduction by division in motile and non-motile stages. Nucleotide sequences of nuclear SSU and LSU rDNA and cox1 gene are distinctive from previously described isochrysidalean taxa.
Information contributed by: Original description.. The most recent alteration to this page was made on 18 Mar 2015 by Wendy Guiry.
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Descriptions of chrysophyte genera were subsequently published in J. Kristiansen & H.R. Preisig (eds.). 2001. Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte Genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.
Created: 04 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 March 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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