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PHAEISTA (a subphylum of chromists)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Subphylum)

CHRYSOPHYCEAE (golden or golden-brown algae)
Class 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
PHAEOPHYCEAE Kjellman, 1891 (brown seaweeds)
ECTOCARPALES (an order of brown seaweeds), eg: Pylaiella littoralis (a brown seaweed) - Close-up FUCALES (an order of wracks), eg: Pelvetia canaliculata (Channelled Wrack) - Thallus LAMINARIALES (an order of brown seaweeds), eg: Laminaria digitata (Tangle, Oarweed) - Thalli partially exposed at low tide RALFSIALES (an order of brown seaweeds), eg: Unidentified Ralfsia (Unidentified Ralfsia Encrusting Brown Seaweeds) - Close-up SCYTOSIPHONALES (an order of chromists), eg: Colpomenia peregrina (Oyster Thief, Oysterthief) - Growing on rocks SPHACELARIALES (an order of brown seaweeds), eg: Stypocaulon scoparium (a brown seaweed) - Frond tips - close-up TILOPTERIDALES (an order of brown seaweeds), eg: Saccorhiza polyschides (Furbelows) - Thallus
Class 20 subtaxa 17 ident refs
SYNUROPHYCEAE R.A. Andersen, 1987 (a class of golden or golden-brown algae) Class 1 subtaxon  
SYNURALES (an order of golden or golden-brown algae) Order 1 subtaxon  
SYNURACEAE (a family of chromists) Family 1 subtaxon  
Unidentified Synura (Unidentified Synura Golden Algae)
XANTHOPHYCEAE Allorge ex Fritsch, 1935 (yellow-green algae)
VAUCHERIALES (an order of yellow-green algae), eg: Botrydium granulatum (a yellow-green alga) - Thalli - on drying mud
Class 5 subtaxa 3 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 5 general literature references to PHAEISTA (a subphylum of chromists)

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