Registered 23,234 species  (Collections:374,653; Observations:77,196; Other records:5,958)
Classification : Eukarya - Bikonta - Haptophyta - Prymnesiophyceae - Prymnesiales
真核生物ドメイン - Bikonta - ハプト植物門 - プリムネシウム藻綱 - プリムネシウム目

Family Prymnesiaceae   Conrad ex. O. C. Schmidt, 1931     プリムネシウム科

Edvardsen, B., Eikrem, W., Green, J. C., Andersen, R. A., Moon-Van Der Staay, S. Y. and L. K. Medlin (2000) Phylogenetic reconstructions of the Haptophyta inferred from 18S ribosomal DNA sequences and available morphological data. Phycologia 39: 19-35. 
Inouye, I. (1997) Order Prymnesiales. In: Chihara, M. & M. Murano (eds.), An illustrated guide to marine plankton in Japan. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, 266-270 (in Japanese). 
Japan Oceanographic Data Center (2002) JODC taxonomic code of marine organisms (plankton). 2001 edition. In: Marine Organisms Data, accessed through