Phylogeny and Classification of Euglenophyceae: A Brief Review

@article{Bicudo2016PhylogenyAC,
  title={Phylogeny and Classification of Euglenophyceae: A Brief Review},
  author={Carlos E. M. Bicudo and Mari{\^a}ngela Menezes},
  journal={Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution},
  year={2016},
  volume={4}
}
Euglenophyceae (phototrophic euglenids) are an important lineage within the Euglenida, Euglenozoa. Most of the approximately 3,000 described species are free-living, phototrophic, unicellular flagellates with one to several plastids of secondary origin, three bounding membranes and chlorophylls a and b; but, the lineage also includes colorless species that lost their photosynthesizing capability. They show a typical cell membrane consisting of parallel proteinaceous strips and microtubules… 

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