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Chrysochromulina minor Parke & Manton 1955

Publication details
Chrysochromulina minor Parke & Manton in Parke, Manton & Clarke 1955: 594, figs 36-52; pls V-VII [figs 33-64]

Published in: Parke, M., Manton, I. & Clarke, B. (1955). Studies on marine flagellates. II. Three new species of Chrysochromulina. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 34: 579-609.
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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 minus (Parke & Manton) Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert

Type information
Type locality: sea at Lat. N. 49º19', Long. W. 7º26' (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: at 5 m depth. (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Type culture (Plymouth No. 52) in Type Cult. Coll., Cambridge and Mar. Biol. Ass., Plymouth (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smaller, inferior, lesser (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chrysochromulina minor Parke & Manton)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Parke & Dixon 1976, Edvardsen et al. 2011), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

South America: Brazil (Bergesch & al. 2008, Bergesh 2010).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Rhodes & al. 2012), Tasmania (LeRoi & Hallegraeff 2004).

World: World (Jordan & Green 1994).

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

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.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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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