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Charophyta (stoneworts and other charaphycean algae)

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Rank Taxon #subtaxa #refs #webs
Class CHAROPHYCEAE Rabenhorst, 1863 (stoneworts) 5 10 9
Class COLEOCHAETOPHYCEAE (a class of algae)      
Order COLEOCHAETALES (an order of algae)      
Family COLEOCHAETACEAE (a family of algae)      
Species Coleochaete pulvinata A. Braun in Kütz., 1849 (an alga)     1
Class ZYGNEMATOPHYCEAE (desmids and filamentous charophycean algae) 43 28 79

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Belcher, H. & Swale, E., 1976 A Beginner's Guide to Freshwater Algae
John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. and Brook, A.J., 2002 The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles
Pentecost, A., 1984 Introduction to Freshwater Algae
West, G.S. & Fritsch, F.E., 1932 A Treatise on the Freshwater Algae
West, G.S., 1904 A Treatise on the British Freshwater Algae

General Works

Canter-Lund, H. & Lund, J.W.G, 1995 Freshwater Algae: their microscopic world explored


Bibliotheca Phycologica Journal
The Phycologist Journal
BSBI News Journal
Watsonia Journal
Journal of Phycology (J. Phycol.) Journal

Regional studies

Lund, J.W.G., 1961 The Algae of the Malham Tarn district

Charophyta may also be covered by literature listed under:

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Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Charophyta:

Charophyta may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

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