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Taxonomy Detail

Class Placidiophyceae

Placidiophyceae Moriya, Nakayama & Inouye, 2002: 153.

Type of name: Placidia

Original publication: Moriya M., Nakayama T. & Inouye I. (2002). A new class of the stramenopiles, Placididea classis nova: description of Placidia cafeteriopsis gen. et sp. nov. Protist 153: 143-156.

Unicellular, biflagellate, phagotrophic, possessing transitional region with double helix, flagellar hairs with two unequal terminal filaments, tubular cristae in mitochondria. Cell attaching to substratum or gliding with distal part of posterior flagellum. Microtubules of R3 changing in arrangement from a Ushape to an L-shape, lacking x-fiber. 18S rDNA sequences distinct.

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.

Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:98031

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