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Synura sp.



Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Diaphoretickes
Cladus: Tsar
Cladus: Sar
Infraregnum: Heterokonta
Phylum: Ochrophyta
Subphylum: Phaeista
Infraphylum: Limnista
Classis: Chrysophyceae
Ordo: Synurales
Familiae: Mallomonadaceae – Synuraceae



Synurales Andersen, 1987

Similar groups

  • Synurophyceae Andersen, 1987

Alternative classifications


Cavalier-Smith (1993)


From Kingdom Protozoa and its 18 phyla

In Class Chrysophycea
Subclass Synuridae stat. nov. (= Class Synurea Cavalier-Smith, 1986)
Synonym Synurophyceae Andersen, 1987

David J. Patterson (1999)


From The Diversity of Eukaryotes

In Stramenopiles, Stramenochromes
Clade Synurids

Genera: Mallomonas –

Andersen & Preisig, in Lee et al. (2000)


Andersen, R.A. & Preisig, H.R., 2000. Class Synurophyceae Andersen, 1987. In: Lee, J.J., Leedale, G.F. & Bradbury, P. An Illustrated Guide to the Protozoa. Society of Protozoologists/Allen Press: Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A, 2nd ed., vol. 2, p. 759-775, [1]. See Brands, S.J. (1989-2015), [2].

In “protozoa”, “stramenopiles


  • Andersen, R.A. (1987). Synurophyceae classis nov., a new class of algae. American Journal of Botany 74: 337–353.
  • Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. 2007. Chrysophyte and Haptophyte Algae. 2. Teil/Part 2: Synurophyceae, Freshwater Flora of Central Europe/Susswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, [3].
  • Synurales in the World Register of Marine Species