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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Chlorophyta
Class: Prasinophyceae
Order: Mamiellales

In taxonomy, the Mamiellales are an order of green algae, specifically the Prasinophyceae (prasinophytes). Their cells and flagella are covered with spiderweb-like scales of several types. Some species lack scales but possess pigments similar to those of the scale-bearing species.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "Mamiellales - Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "NCBI taxonomy resources". National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved March 19, 2007. 
  3. ^ "Taxonomy browser (Mamiellales)". The National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 

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