Chrysochromulina scutellum Eikrem & Moestrup, nom. inval. 1998

Publication Details
Chrysochromulina scutellum Eikrem & Moestrup, nom. inval. 1998: 136, figs 1-79

Published in: Eikrem, W. & Moestrup, Ø. (1998). Structual analysis of the flagellar apparatus and the scaly periplast in Chrysochromulina scutellum sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae, Haptophyta) from the Skagerrak and the Baltic. Phycologia 37: 132-153, 79 figs, 2 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chrysochromulina is Chrysochromulina parva Lackey.

Status of Name
The taxonomic or nomenclatural status (or both) of this entity is in some way unresolved and requires further investigation.

Type Information
Type locality: Skaggerak, near Hirtshals (59°00'N, 9°22'E) between Norway and Denmark; (Eikrem & Moestrup 1998: 132, 134) Type: on a cruise with the research vessel G.M. Danevig; 20 June 1990; (Eikrem & Moestrup 1998: 132) Notes: No type designated (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of scutum, a shield; literally, little shield (Brown 1946).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 April 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 April 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 May 2024

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