Bacillariaceae

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Bacillariaceae
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order: Bacillariales
Family: Bacillariaceae
Ehrenb.

Bacillariaceae is a family of diatoms in the phylum Heterokontophyta,[1] the only family in the order Bacillariales. Some species of genera such as Nitzchia are found in halophilic environments; for example, in the seasonally flooded Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana.[2]

Genera[edit]

This family includes the following genera:[3]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ ITIS, 2008
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan, 2008
  3. ^ "ITIS report:Bacillariaceae Ehrenb.". 

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