151,960 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 20,699 images, 58,753 bibliographic items, 388,580 distributional records.

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Family: Desmidiaceae

Higher Taxonomy

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Name

Authority  

# Species

 

Empire

Eukaryota

Chatton  

44,168

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Kingdom

Plantae

Haeckel  

18,405

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Subkingdom

Viridiplantae

Cavalier-Smith  

11,193

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Infrakingdom

Streptophyta infrakingdom

C.Jeffrey  

4,648

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Phylum

Charophyta

Migula  

4,648

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Class

Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)

Engler  

3,894

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Order

Desmidiales

C.E.Bessey  

2,696

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Family

Desmidiaceae

Ralfs  

2,452

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Subordinate taxa

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Name

Authority  

# Species

 

Genus

Actinodontum

S.Alfinito & Coesel  

3

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Actinotaenium

(Nägeli) Teiling  

60

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Allorgeia

Gauthier-Lièvre  

2

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Amscottia

Grönblad  

2

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Aptogonum

Ralfs  

0

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Arthrodesmus

Ehrenberg ex Ralfs  

17

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Asteroxanthium

Kützing  

0

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Bambusina

Kützing ex Kützing  

5

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Bourellyodesmus

Compère  

6

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Brachytheca

Gontcharov & Watanabe  

2

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Calocylindrus

(Nägeli) O.Kirchner  

3

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Cosmaridium

F.Gay  

1

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Cosmarium

Corda ex Ralfs  

1,237

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Cosmoastrum

Palamar-Mordvintseva  

1

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Cosmocladium

Brébisson  

7

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Croasdalea

Bicudo & Mercante  

1

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Cruciangulum

D.B.Williamson  

1

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Cylindrastrum

Palamar-Mordvintzeva  

0

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Cylindriastrum

(W.B.Turner) Palamar-Mordvintseva  

0

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Desmidium

C.Agardh ex Ralfs  

20

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Dichotomum

W.West et G.S.West  

0

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Didymidium

P.F.Reinsch  

0

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Didymocladon

Ralfs  

0

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Didymoprium

Kützing ex Ralfs  

0

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Docidium

Brébisson ex Ralfs  

41

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Dysphinctium

Nägeli  

1

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Euastridium

West & G.S.West  

4

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Euastrum

Ehrenberg ex Ralfs  

260

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Groenbladia

Teiling  

4

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Gymnozyga

Ehrenberg ex Kützing  

2

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Haplotaenium

Bando  

3

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Haplozyga

(Nordstedt) Raciborski  

0

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Heimansia

Coesel  

2

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Holacanthum

(P.Lundell) N.Wille  

0

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Holocystis

(Ralfs) Wallich  

0

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Hoplozyga

(Nordstedt) Raciborski  

0

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Hyalotheca

Ehrenberg ex Ralfs  

12

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Ichthyocercus

West & G.S.West  

5

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Ichthyodontum

A.M.Scott & Prescott  

1

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Isthmosira

Kützing  

0

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Leptozosma

W.B.Turner  

0

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Leuronema

Wallich  

0

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Mateola

R.Salisbury  

2

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Mesotrema

Corda  

0

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Micrasterias

C.Agardh ex Ralfs  

75

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Nothocosmarium

Raciborski  

0

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Octacanthium

(Hansgirg) Compère  

7

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Onychonema

Wallich  

2

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Oocardium

Nägeli  

2

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Pachyphorium

Palamar-Mordintseva  

5

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Pentasterias

Ehrenberg  

0

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Phycastrum

Kützing ex Kützing  

0

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Phymatodocis

Nordstedt  

3

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Pithiscus

Kützing  

0

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Pleurenterium

(P.Lundell) G.Lagerheim  

1

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Pleurotaeniopsis

(P.Lundell) Lagerheim  

7

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Pleurotaenium

Nägeli  

86

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Prescottiella

Bicudo  

1

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Raphidiastrum

(W.B.Turner) Palamar-Mordvintseva  

2

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Sphaerozosma

Corda ex Ralfs  

22

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Spinocosmarium

Prescott & A.M.Scott  

2

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Spondylosium

Brébisson ex Kützing  

27

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Staurastrum

Meyen ex Ralfs  

608

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Staurodesmus

Teiling  

81

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Stephanoxanthium

Kützing  

0

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Streptonema

Wallich  

3

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Teilingia

Bourrelly  

7

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Tetmemorus

Ralfs ex Ralfs  

7

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Tetrachastrum

R.V.Dixon  

0

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Trapezodesmus

Kufferath  

1

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Trichodictyon

Kützing  

0

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Triplastrum

Iyengar & Ramanathan  

3

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Triploceras

Bailey  

7

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Ursinella

Turpin  

3

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Vincularia

K.Fuciková & J.Kastovsky  

1

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Xanthidium

Ehrenberg ex Ralfs  

118

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