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Chrysochromulina parva Lackey 1939

Publication details
Chrysochromulina parva Lackey 1939: 137, figs 23-26

Published in: Lackey, J.B. (1939). Notes on plankton flagellates from the Scioto River (with descriptions of new forms). Llyodia 2: 128-143.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chrysochromulina.

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

Type information
Type locality: Big Walnut Creek, Scioto River system, Ohio (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), little, small, puny (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Erkenia subaequiciliata Skuja 1948

Distributional notes
Lake Colorado, USA (Edvardsen et al. 2011). - (28 Oct 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Lakes, ponds and puddles (Preisig 2011: 279). - (6 Jul 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Usage notes
Suspected of causing extensive fish mortality in Danish freshwater lakes (Preisig 2011: 279). - (6 Jul 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chrysochromulina parva Lackey)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Skulberg 1996).

Europe: Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Britain (Preisig 2002, Whitton & al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2013, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Kasten & al. 2018, Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984).

North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Ontario (Xenopoulos & Frost, 2003, Graham et al. 2007), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

South America: Brazil (Bergesh 2010).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006).

World: World (Jordan & Green 1994).

(as Erkenia subaequiciliata Skuja)
Europe: Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2012, Kasten & al. 2018, Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984), Sweden (Skuja 1956).

North America: Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

Middle East: Israel (Tsarenko & al. 2000).

Key references
Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J. (1990). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume III: Chlorarachnophycées, Chlorophycées, Chrysophycées, Cryptophycées, Euglénophycées, Eustigmatophycées, Prasinophycées, Prymnesiophycées, Rhodophycées et Tribophycées Avec la collaboration de Chantal Billard et Alain Sournia. pp. [1]-261. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.

Hovde, B.T., Deodato, C.R., Andersen, R.A., Starkenburg, S.R., Barlow, S.B. & Cattolico, R.A. (2019). Chrysochromulina: genomic assessment and taxonomic diagnosis of the type species for an oleaginous algal clade. Algal Research 37: 307-319, 7 figs.

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

Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

Lechtreck, K.-F. (2004). An immunofluorescence study of the haptonema of Chrysochromulina parva (Prymnesiophyceae)(Research note). Phycologia 43: 635-640, 31 figs.

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.

Preisig, H.R. (2002). Phylum Haptophyta. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 211-213. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Preisig, H.R. (2011). Phylum Haptophyta (Prymnesiophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 277-279. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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

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Lechtreck, K.-F. (2004). An immunofluorescence study of the haptonema of Chrysochromulina parva (Prymnesiophyceae)(Research note). Phycologia 43: 635-640, 31 figs.
Parke, M., Lund, J.W.G. & Manton, I. (1962). Observations on the biology and fine structure of the type species of Chrysochromulina (C. parva Lackey) in the English Lake District. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 42: 333-352.
Wujek, D.E. & Saha, L.C. (1991). Chrysochromulina parva Lackey (Prymnesiophyceae), a new record from India. Phykos 30(1-2): 169-171, 2 figs.

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