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Charophyta (stoneworts and other charaphycean algae)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Division (Bot.))

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
CHAROPHYCEAE Rabenhorst, 1863 (stoneworts) Class 4 subtaxa 10 9
COLEOCHAETOPHYCEAE (a class of algae) Class 1 subtaxon    
COLEOCHAETALES (an order of algae) Order 1 subtaxon    
COLEOCHAETACEAE (a family of algae) Family 1 subtaxon    
Coleochaete pulvinata A. Braun in Kütz., 1849 (an alga) Species     1
ZYGNEMATOPHYCEAE (desmids and filamentous charophycean algae) Class 34 subtaxa 28 79

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Belcher, H. & Swale, E., 1976 A Beginner's Guide to Freshwater Algae
John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J., 2002 The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles
Pentecost, A., 1984 Introduction to Freshwater Algae
Key to common species of stonewort Key to common species of stonewort
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
Algae Algae


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:

(living things)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Charophyta:

Charophyta may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

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