n.1.(Zool.) One of the transparent lenslike cells in the ocelli of certain arthropods.
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The chromerids, Chromera velia and Vitrella brassicaformis, were included as outgroups.
The closest known free-living relatives of apicomplexans, Chromera velia and Vitrella brassicaformis, have more sugar transporters than the apicomplexans at 28 and 24 sugar transporters, respectively (Figure 1).
Left--cladogram shows relationships among apicomplexan lineages/species (Haemosporidia, Piroplasma, Coccidia, Cryptosporidia, and Gregarina niphandrodes) and their free-living outgroups: Chromera velia and Vitrella brassicaformis (Chromerids).
[2.] Grube, E.; Sutsch, G.; Lim, V.Y.; Buellesfeld, L.; Iakovou, I.; Vitrella, G.; et al.