A companion to the identification of cryptomonad flagellates (Cryptophyceae = Cryptomonadea)

  title={A companion to the identification of cryptomonad flagellates (Cryptophyceae = Cryptomonadea)},
  author={Gianfranco Novarino},
This paper provides an annotated synopsis of cryptomonad morphology, ultrastructure, taxonomy and nomenclature. Its aim is to aid cryptomonad identification down to whatever taxonomic level is realistically possible, based on currently used taxonomic criteria. It is intended as a ‘companion’, i.e. a tool to be used in conjunction with the existing literature, rather that a self-contained guide making it possible to identify all known cryptomonads. A nominalistic philosophy is adopted as far as… CONTINUE READING


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