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Chrysochromulina chiton Parke & Manton 1958

Publication details
Chrysochromulina chiton Parke & Manton in Parke, Manton & Clarke 1958: 225, figs 1-37

Published in: Parke, M., Manton, I. & Clarke, B. (1958). Studies on marine flagellates. IV. Morphology and microanatomy of a new species of Chrysochromulina. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 37: 209-228.
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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 chiton (Parke & Manton) Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert

Type information
Type locality: sea at N 47.36, W 04.18 (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: 'Type culture' PCC 146 (Edvardsen et al. 2011).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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.

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Barker, D.A.N., Leadbeater, B.S.C. & Green, J.C. (1991). New light on an old problem: an immunological investigation of the scale case of Chrysochromulina chiton. British Phycological Journal 26: 82.
Green, J.C. & Jennings, D.H. (1967). A physical and chemical investigation of the scales produced by the golgi apparatus within and found on the surface of the cells of Chrysochromulina chiton Parke et Manton. J. Exp. Bot. 18: 359-370.
Green, J.C., Hori, T. & Course, P.A. (1989). An ultrastructural study of mitosis in Chrysochromulina chiton (Prymnesiophyceae). Phycologia 28: 318-330.

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