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Chrysochromulina simplex Estep, P.G.Davis, P.E.Hargraves & Sieburth 1985

Publication details
Chrysochromulina simplex Estep, P.G.Davis, P.E.Hargraves & Sieburth 1985: 620, 623, figs 14-18

Published in: Estep, K.W., Davis, P.G., Hargraves, P.E. & Sieburth, J.McN. (1984). Chloroplast containing microflagellates in natural populations of North Atlantic nanoplankton, their identification and distribution, including a description of five new species of Chrysochromulina (Prymnesiophyceae). Protistologica 20: 613-634, 35 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chrysochromulina is Chrysochromulina parva Lackey.

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

Type information
Type locality: Pelagic waters of North Atlantic (Sargasso Sea), nearshore waters of Englan, Denmark and New Zealand (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: figs 14, 15: micrograph numbers 11221/11222 (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1985).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Emended by Birkhead & Pienaar ( Bergesch et al. 2008).

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Key references
Bergesch, M., Odebrecht, C. & Moestrup, Ø. (2008). Nanoflagellates from coastal waters of southern Brazil (32ºS). Botanica Marina 51(1): 35-50.

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.

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.

Seoane, S., Eikrem, W. Arluzea, J. & Orive, E. (2009). Haptophytes of the Nervión River estuary, northern Spain. Botanica Marina 52: 47-59.

Created: 10 February 2005 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 16 April 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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Birkhead, M. & Pienaar, R.N. (1995). The taxonomy and ultrastructure of Chrysochromulina simplex (Prymnesiophyceae). Phycologia 34: 145-156, 51 figs.
Gregson, A.J., Green, J.C. & Leadbeater, B.S.C. (1993). Structure and physiology of the haptonema in Chrysochromulina (Prymnesiophyceae). I. Fine structure of the flagellar/haptonematal root system in C. acantha and C. simplex. Journal of Phycology 29: 674 -686, 28 figs.

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