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Taxon Details

Chromulina Cienk. 1870

  • Taxonomic Rank: Genus
  • Taxonomic Status: Accepted

EA Chrysophyte Information

  • Whitton Code: 09050000
  • Shape: Cell form from spherical to ellipsoidal, 1 flagellum, 1 or 2 yellowish-brown chloroplasts, eyespot present
  • Ecology: In fresh and marine waters
  • Life forms: Planktonic; Neustonic; Solitary cells
  • Distribution: UK, Europe, Western palearctic
  • Measure: Organism-Width: Miniumum 4 Micrometre Maximum 7 Micrometre
  • Measure: Organism-Length: Miniumum 5 Micrometre Maximum 16 Micrometre
  • Notes: Very difficult to identify