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ULVOPHYCEAE K.R. Mattox & K.D. Stewart, 1978 (a class of green algae)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

BRYOPSIDALES J.H. Schaffner, 1922 (an order of green algae)
BRYOPSIDACEAE (a family of coenocytic green seaweeds), eg: Bryopsis plumosa (Hen Pen) - Terminal branching - close-up CODIACEAE (a family of coenocytic green seaweeds), eg: Codium adhaerens (a coenocytic green seaweed) - Colony - out of water
Order 5 subtaxa  
CLADOPHORALES Haeckel, 1894 (an order of green algae and seaweeds) Order 2 subtaxa  
CLADOPHORACEAE Wille, 1884 (a family of algae) Family 2 subtaxa  
Cladophora laetevirens (Dillwyn) Kützing, 1843 (a green seaweed)
Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing, 1843 (a green seaweed)
TRENTEPOHLIALES (an order of green algae)
TRENTEPOHLIACEAE (a family of green algae), eg: Trentepohlia abietina (a green alga) - Filaments
Order 4 subtaxa 1 ident refs
ULOTRICHALES Borzi, 1895 (an order of green algae) Order 1 subtaxon  
ULOTRICHACEAE Kützing, 1843 (a family of algae) Family 1 subtaxon  
Acrosiphonia arcta (Dillwyn) Gain, 1912 (a green seaweed)
ULVALES Blackman & Tansley, 1902 (an order of green seaweeds)
KORNMANNIACEAE (a family of algae), eg: Blidingia minima (a green seaweed) - Thallus base ULVACEAE (a family of algae), eg: Ulva lactuca (Sea Lettuce) - Thallus
Order 6 subtaxa  

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (eds), 2007 (maritime species) Green Seaweeds of Britain and Ireland
Wells, E., 2009 A Field Guide to the British Seaweeds

ULVOPHYCEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(green algae)
Seaweeds (via Ulvophyceae)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 44 feeding and other relationships of ULVOPHYCEAE (a class of green algae)

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