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Caespitella Vischer, 1933

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chaetophorales
Family Chaetophoraceae

Holotype species: Caespitella pascheri Vischer

Original publication and holotype designation: Vischer, W. (1933). Über einige kritische Gattungen und die Systematik der Chaetophorales. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt, Abteilung A: Morphologie und Physiologie der Pflanzen 51: 1-101.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

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References
Caisová, L., Marin, B., Sausen, N., Proschold, T. & Melkonian, M. (2011). Polyphyly of Chaetophora and Stigeoclonium within the Chaetophorales (Chlorophyceae), revealed by sequence comparisons of nuclear-encoded SSU rRNA genes. Journal of Phycology 47(1): 164-177.

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