Codiolum petrocelidis, copyright Ignacio Bárbara.

Belongs within: Chlorococcales.

The Chlorococcaceae are a family of unicellular or coenocytic green algae.

|--Chlorococcum humicoloA90, SG05
|--Bracteacoccus grandis Bischoff & Bold 1963A90, GPN97
|--Glenobotrydion Schof 1968KS92
| |--*G. aenigmatis Schopf 1968KS92
| `--G. majorinum Schopf & Blacic 1971KS92
|--Globophycus Schopf 1968KS92
| |--*G. rugosum Schopf 1968KS92
| `--G. minorKS92
| |--C. inclusum Kjellman 1883S57
| `--C. porphyrae Setchell & Gardner in Gardner 1917S57
| |--N. aquaticaL-BC03
| |--N. oleoabundans Chantanachat & Bold 1962GPN97
| |--N. vigenisMS95
| `--N. wimmeriOV01
|--C. gregarium Braun 1855S57
|--C. petrocelidis Kuckuck 1894S57
`--C. pusillumS57
|--C. p. f. pusillumS57
`--C. p. f. subsessile Jao 1937S57

*Type species of generic name indicated


[A90] Archibald, P. A. 1990. Soil algae. In: Dindal, D. L. (ed.) Soil Biology Guide pp. 69–96. John Wiley & Sones: New York.

[GPN97] Gatenby, C. M., B. C. Parker & R. J. Neves. 1997. Growth and survival of juvenile rainbow mussels, Villosa iris (Lea, 1829) (Bivalvia: Unionidae), reared on algal diets and sediment. American Malacological Bulletin 14 (1): 57–66.

[KS92] Kumar, S., & P. Srivastava. 1992. Middle to late Proterozoic microbiota from the Deoban Limestone, Garhwal Himalaya, India. Precambrian Research 56: 291–318.

[L-BC03] López-Bautista, J. M., & R. L. Chapman. 2003. Phylogenetic affinities of the Trentepohliales inferred from small-subunit rDNA. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 2099–2106.

[MS95] Melkonian, M., & B. Surek. 1995. Phylogeny of the Chlorophyta: congruence between ultrastructural and molecular evidence. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 120 (2): 191–208.

[OV01] Orosa, M., J. F. Valero, C. Herrero & J. Abalde. 2001. Comparison of the accumulation of astaxanthin in Haematococcus pluvialis and other green microalgae under N-starvation and high light conditions. Biotechnology Letters 23: 1079–1085.

[SG05] Sau, A., & R. K. Gupta. 2005. Algal flora of Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah, West Bengal. Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India 47: 63–86.

[S57] Scagel, R. F. 1957. An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). National Museum of Canada Bulletin 150: 1–289.

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