Belongs within: Cryptista. The Cryptophyceae are a group of flagellate protists including both photosynthetic and phagotrophic taxa. Cryptophytes: four genomes for the price of one Published 5 August 2017 Sometimes, the little things really do make a difference. Cryptophytes (or cryptomonads) are one of the many groups of minute flagellate protists to be found around… Continue reading Cryptophyceae