Tisochrysis lutea

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Isochrysidales -> Isochrysidaceae -> Tisochrysis -> Tisochrysis lutea
Sister taxa: T. lutea


Citation: Tisochrysis lutea Bendif & Probert, in Bendif et al. 2013
Rank: Species

Original description: Cells solitary, motile, 3-7.5 µm in diameter, metabolic, covered by several layers of scales with superficial pattern of around 40 radial ridges. Flagella two, equal (around 7 µm) inserted apically with abbreviated haptonema (100 nm) between with three to four microtubules in emergent part and bearing small oval scales with central swelling and around 12 radial ridges. Plastid single, parietal, yellow-brown with immersed pyrenoid. Asexual reproduction by division in motile and non-motile stages. Non-motile cells embedded in thin layer of mucilage

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Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Tisochrysis lutea

Cultures: strains of this species are maintained in culture, for details see Roscoff culture collection.

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MetricsLith size: 0->0µm;
Data source notes: RCC
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source:
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source:

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Bendif, E. M., Probert, I, Schroeder, D. C. & de Vargas, C. (2013b). On the description of Tisochrysis lutea gen. nov. sp. nov. and Isochrysis nuda sp. nov. in the Isochrysidales, and the transfer of Dicrateria to the Prymnesiales (Haptophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology. 25: 1763-1776. gs


Tisochrysis lutea compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 12-4-2021

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