Chrysochromulina planisquama Hu, Yin & Tseng 2005
Chrysochromulina planisquama Hu, Yin & Tseng 2005: 52, 53, figs 1-15
Published in: Yan Hu, X., Yan Yin, M. & Kui Tseng, C. (2005). Morphology of Chrysochromulina planisquama sp. nov. (Haptophyta, Prymnesiophyceae) isolated from Jiaozhou Bay, China. Botanica Marina 48: 52-57.
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Type locality: Jiaozhou Bay, Yellow Sea (35º12'N, 120º10'E); (Yan Hu & al. 2005: 53) Holotype: Figs 1-5 (epitype) 15 November 2001; Surface water sample (30.0 psu, 15.1ºC); (Yan Hu & al. 2005: 53)
Cells spherical to subspherical, 3.0-6.0 microns in diameter. Two uuequal flagella, the shorter 8-12 microns in length, the longer 22-30 microns in length, hetrodynamic. Haptonema 6-10 microns long when fully extended. Two types of flat, circular scales cover the cell in multiple layers. Larger scales 0.70-0.85 microns in diameter, without a marginal rim; the proximal surface patterned with 52-60 radiating ribs and a central cruciform structure. The distal surface is patterned with concentric rings. Smaller scales similar to larger scales, 0.38-0.45 microns in diameter, patterned with 28-30 radiating ribs on the proximal surface.
Created: 24 April 2006 by G.M. Guiry.
Last updated: 02 December 2008
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 December 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2023