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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Archaeplastida
Division: Rhodophyta
Class: Cyanidiophyceae
Merola, Castaldo, De Luca, Gambarella, Musacchio & Taddei, 1981

Cyanidiophyceae is a grouping of red algae.[1]

In older texts it has been known as "Cyanidales". It was granted phylum status in the Saunders and Hommersand 2004 classification (as "Cyanidophyta"), but demoted to subphylum in the Yoon et al. classification of 2006.[2]


  1. ^ Joseph Seckbach; David J. Chapman (30 August 2010). Red Algae in the Genomic Age. Springer. pp. 250–. ISBN 978-90-481-3794-7. Retrieved 31 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Juliet Brodie; Jane Lewis (Ph. D.) (2007). Unravelling the algae: the past, present, and future of algal systematics. CRC Press. pp. 109–. ISBN 978-0-8493-7989-5. Retrieved 31 January 2011. 

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