Chrysochromulina planisquama Hu, Yin & Tseng 2005

Publication Details
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.

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: 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.; searched on 11 December 2023

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