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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

CLOSTERIINEAE (a suborder of desmids)
Suborder 5 subtaxa 1 ident refs
DESMIDIINEAE (placoderm desmids)
DESMIDIACEAE (placoderm desmids), eg: Micrasterias jenneri (a desmid) - Cell
Suborder 25 subtaxa 5 ident refs
MESOTAENIACEAE (a family of desmids)
Cylindrocystis (a genus of desmids), eg: Cylindrocystis crassa (a desmid) - Cell - two views Netrium (a genus of desmids), eg: Netrium digitus var. digitus (a desmid) - Cell Spirotaenia (a genus of desmids), eg: Spirotaenia condensata (a desmid) - Optical section
Family 8 subtaxa 7 ident refs
PENIACEAE (a family of saccoderm desmids) Family 3 subtaxa  
Genicularia de Bary, 1858 (a genus of desmids) Genus   1 ident refs
Gonatozygon de Bary, 1856 (a genus of desmids) Genus   1 ident refs
Penium emend. Kouwets et Coesel, 1984 (a genus of desmids) Genus   1 ident refs
Unidentified Desmidiales (Unidentified Desmids)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Desmid species (Desmidiaceae) in the Netherlands: Desmid species (Desmidiaceae) in the Netherlands
Krieger, W., 1933 Die Desmidiaceen Europas mit Berücksichtigung der aussereuropäischen Arten
Lenzenweger, R., 1996 Desmidiaceenflora von Österreich
Ruzicka, J., 1977 Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to DESMIDIALES (desmids)

DESMIDIALES may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(stoneworts and other charaphycean algae)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 53 feeding and other relationships of DESMIDIALES (desmids)

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