Hidden biodiversity of the extremophilic Cyanidiales red algae

  title={Hidden biodiversity of the extremophilic Cyanidiales red algae},
  author={Claudia Ciniglia and Hwan Su Yoon and Antonino Pollio and Gabriele Pinto and Debashish Bhattacharya},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
The Cyanidiales is a group of asexual, unicellular red algae, which thrive in acidic and high temperature conditions around hot springs. These unicellular taxa have a relatively simple morphology and are currently classified into three genera, Cyanidium, Cyanidioschyzon and Galdieria. Little is known, however, about the biodiversity of Cyanidiales, their population structure and their phylogenetic relationships. Here we used a taxonomically broadly sampled three‐gene data set of plastid… 

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