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Description of Chromerida

Unicellular spherical cells with wall, chloroplast with chlorophyll a, and an internal flagellum. Single mitochondrion, shape of cristae not clear. With cortical alveoli and micropore. One genus and one species associated with stony corals. Described by Moore et al., 2008, Nature 451: 959-963. doi:10.1038/nature06635


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