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Chrysochromulina laurentiana

Classification: ntax_non_cocco -> Haptophytes -> Prymnesiales -> Chrysochromulinaceae -> Chrysochromulina -> affinity not established -> Chrysochromulina laurentiana
Sister taxa: C. adriatica, C. ahrengotii, C. alifera, C. ephippium, C. pyramidosa ⟩⟨ C. cyathophora, C. megacylindra, C. microcylindra, C. pachycylindra ⟩⟨ C. apheles, C. discophora, C. elegans, C. lanceolata, C. latilepis, C. novae-zelandiae, C. orbiculata, C. pelagica, C. pontica, C. pseudolanceolata, C. quadrikonta, C. tenuispina, C. tenuisquama, C. vexillifera ⟩⟨ C. breviturrita, C. inornamenta, C. laurentiana


Citation: Chrysochromulina laurentiana Kling 1981
taxonomic rank: Species
Basionym: Chrysochromulina laurentiana Kling 1981

Catalog entries: Chrysochromulina laurentiana

Original description: Cell sphaeroidal to ovate, (8-10 µm) diameter or length. Two equal to subequal flagella, 15-22 µm long; haptonema 7-10 µm long.
Cell body covered with a delicate layer of organic scales of one type: oval to-diamond shaped scales (0.3 µm wide; 0.5 µm long) with a sculptured pattern of parallel or criss-cross lines on a diagonal to the longitudinal axis plus a raised rim on the distal surface and no pattern on the proximal surface.

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Ecology & Biogeography


Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source:
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0-0Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source:


Kling, H. J. (1981). Chrysochromulina laurentiana: an electron microscopic study of a new species of Prymnesiophyceae from Canadian Shield lakes. Nordic Journal of Botany. 1: 551-555. gs


Chrysochromulina laurentiana compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 8-12-2023

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