Hydrodictyaceae

Pediastrum duplex, copyright Proyecto Agua.

Belongs within: Chlorococcales.

The Hydrodictyaceae are freshwater green algae forming star-like or net-like, sometimes macroscopic colonies.

Hydrodictyaceae
|--Hydrodictyon [Hydrodictyeae]L-BC03
| `--H. reticulatum [=Conferva reticulata; incl. H. utriculatum]G64
|--Tetraedron Kutzing 1845RA05, M70
| |--T. caudatum (Corda) Hansgirg 1888M70
| |--T. gracileRA05
| |--T. muticum (Braun) Hansgirg 1888M70
| `--T. trigonum (Nageli) Hansgirg 1888M70
`--Pediastrum Meyen 1829SG05, M70
|--P. angulosumG64
|--P. bidentulum Braun 1855M70
|--P. biradiatumG64
|--P. boryanum (Turpin) Meneghini 1840M70
|--P. brauniiH04
|--P. cruciatumH04
|--P. darwiniiH04
|--P. duplex Meyen 1829M70
| |--P. d. var. duplexRA05
| |--P. d. var. clathratum (Braun) Lagerheim 1882M70
| |--P. d. var. reticulatum Lagerheim 1882M70
| `--P. d. var. subgranulatumRA05
|--P. elegansH04
|--P. ellipticumH04
|--P. furcatumH04
|--P. gracileG64
|--P. granulatumH04
|--P. heptactisG64
|--P. lunulatumH04
|--P. napoleonisG64
|--P. octonumH04
|--P. pertusumH04
|--P. rotulaH04
|--P. selenaeaH04
|--P. simplexSG05
| |--P. s. var. simplexRA05
| `--P. s. var. duodenariumRA05
|--P. solareH04
|--P. tetras (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1844M70
`--P. trochiscusH04

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[G64] Gray, J. E. 1864. Handbook of British Water-weeds or Algae. R. Hardwicke: London.

[H04] Haeckel, E. 1899–1904. Kunstformen der Natur. Bibliographisches Institut: Leipzig und Wien.

[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.

[M70] Meel, L. van. 1970. Etudes limnologiques en Belgique. VI.—Les méandres de la Durme à Hamme (Province de Flandre Orientale). Bulletin de l’Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 46 (13): 1–56.

[RA05] Rath, J., & S. P. Adhikary. 2005. A check list of algae from Chilika Lake, Orissa. Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India 47: 101–114.

[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.

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