Rhizophydium planktonicum Canter
(a chytrid)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesRhizophydium planktonicum (a chytrid)
GenusRhizophydium (a genus of chytrids)
FamilyRHIZOPHYDIACEAE (a family of fungi)
OrderRHIZOPHYDIALES (an order of fungi)
ClassCHYTRIDIOMYCETES (chytridomycete fungi, chytrids)
PhylumCHYTRIDIOMYCOTA (chytridomycete fungi, chytrids)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Rhizophydium planktonicum (a chytrid) :
1: Rhizophydium planktonicum (a chytrid)
25 Aug 2007 OSGR: SD86 54° 10' N, 2° 10' W Vice County: Mid-west Yorks (VC 64) England
on Asterionella in plankton sample
Image 1: Heavily infected Asterionella - magnifiedImage 2: Infected Asterionella - magnified

Rhizophydium planktonicum (a chytrid) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Rhizophydium planktonicum (a chytrid)
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