Chrysochromulina scutellum Eikrem & Moestrup, nom. inval. 1998
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.
Status of Name
The taxonomic or nomenclatural status (or both) of this entity is in some way unresolved and requires further investigation.
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).
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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2023