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Name derivation:


Cryptochlora  E. Calderon-Saenz & R. Schnetter  1987;  1 of 1 species description is currently accepted taxonomically (Guiry and Guiry 2016).

Order Chlorarachniales (Chlorachniida), Family Chlorarachniaceae



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Calderon-Saenz, E. & R. Schnetter  1987.Cryptochlora perforans, a new genus and species of algae (Chlorarachniophyta), capable of penetrating dead algal filaments.  Plant Systematics and Evolution 158: 69-71.

Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry  2013.  AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.  http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 May 2013.