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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Haptophyta
Class: Prymnesiophyceae
Order: Prymnesiales
Family: Prymnesiaceae
Genus: Chrysochromulina
Lackey, 1939[1]

Chrysochromulina is a genus of haptophytes.

It includes the species Chrysochromulina ericina[2] and Chrysochromulina elegans.


  1. ^ Lackey, J.B. (1939). Notes on plankton flagellates from the Scioto River (with descriptions of new forms). Llyodia 2: 128-143
  2. ^ Sandaa RA, Heldal M, Castberg T, Thyrhaug R, Bratbak G (November 2001). "Isolation and characterization of two viruses with large genome size infecting Chrysochromulina ericina (Prymnesiophyceae) and Pyramimonas orientalis (Prasinophyceae)". Virology. 290 (2): 272–80. doi:10.1006/viro.2001.1161. PMID 11883191. 

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