Description: Scoble, J. M. & Cavalier-Smith, T. (2014): Scale evolution in Paraphysomonadida (Chrysophyceae): Sequence phylogeny and revised taxonomy of Paraphysomonas, new genus Clathromonas, and 25 new species. - Eur. J. Protistol. 50: 551-592.

Basionym: Ochromonas diademifera. Takahashi, E. 1972: Studies on genera Mallomonas and Synura, and other plankton in freshwater with the electron microscope VIII. On three new species of Chrysophyceae. - Bot. Mag. Tokyo 85: 293-302.