}
 

Cryptophyceae

Cells can be brown, green, or blue and are asymetric with a furrow or depression that is lined with two or more rows of ejectosomes. The two flagella originate from the end of this furrow. They have a heterodynamic mode of swimming.There are one or two chloroplasts with double thylakoids. There are both phototrophic and heterotrophic species.