heterokont

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heterokont

[′hed·ə·rō‚känt]
(biology)
An individual, especially among certain algae, having unequal flagella.
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Cyanophyta (11 species), Heterokontophyta (8 species), Cryptophyta (3), Pyrrhophyta (2 species), and Euglenophyta (1 species) also contributed to phytoplankton, but they were represented by fewer species.
HETEROKONTOPHYTA Chrysophyceae Synurales Synuraceae Mallomonas caudata (Ivanov) Mallomonas acaroides (Perry) Synura uvella (Ehr.