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.
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 2021-10-04 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kawai, H. & Nakayama, T. (2015). Introduction (Heterokontobionta p.p.), Cryptophyta, Dinophyta, Haptophyta, Heterokontophyta (except Coscinodiscophyceae, Mediophyceae, Fragilariophyceae, Bacillariophyceae, Phaeophyceae, Eustigmatophyceae), Chlorarachniophyta, Euglenophyta. In: Syllabus of plant families. Adolf Engler's Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien. Ed. 13. Phototrophic eukaryotic Algae. Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Haptophyta, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachnniophyta/Cercozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. 11-64, 103-139. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.
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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.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 August 2022