Chlorosarcinaceae

Friedmannia israelensis, from the University of Texas at Austin.

Belongs within: Trebouxiophyceae.

The Chlorosarcinaceae are unicellular green algae exhibiting vegetative cell division (desmoschisis) as well as zoosporogenesis (Archibald 1990).

<==Chlorosarcinaceae [Chlorosarcinales]A90
    |--AxilosphaeraA90
    |--BorodinellaA90
    |--BorodinellopsisA90
    |--BotryokoryneA90
    |--ChlorosarcinaA90
    |--ChlorosarcinopsisA90
    |--ChlorosphaeropsisA90
    |--FasciculochlorisA90
    |--FernandinellaA90
    |--Friedmannia israelensisA90, MS95
    |--HeterotetracystisA90
    |--PlanophilaA90
    |--PseudotetracystisA90
    |--PseudotrebouxiaA90
    |--SpongiococcumA90
    `--TetracystisA90

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

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

[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.

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