Chrysochromulina parkeae Green et Leadbeater 1972

A = A living cell (BF); B = Scales (arrows=spiny scales with spoon-shaped base) dry preparation , (DIC)


Life-form: Solitary

Size: length 10-26 µm, width 5-10 µm

Resting spore:


Distinctive features: Haptonema (2.5-4.5 µm long) shorter than flagella, scales of four forms (EM)

Similar species: C. pringsheimii


Green, J. C. & Leadbeater B. S. C. 1972. Chrysochromulina parkeae sp. nov. (Haptophyceae) a new species recorded from S. W. England and Norway. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K., 52: 469-474.

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