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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Charophyta
Order: Coleochaetales
Genus: Chaetosphaeridium
Klebahn, 1892

Chaetosphaeridium is a genus of green algae. Although several classifications have been proposed, the bulk of the evidence supports its traditional classification in the order Coleochaetales, related to the genus Coleochaete.[1][2]


Species include:[3]


  1. ^ Cook, M. E. (2004). "Cytokinesis in Coleochaete orbicularis (Charophyceae): an ancestral mechanism inherited by plants". American Journal of Botany. 91 (3): 313–20. doi:10.3732/ajb.91.3.313. PMID 21653388. 
  2. ^ Lewis, L. A & R. M. McCourt (2004). "Green algae and the origin of land plants". American Journal of Botany. 91 (10): 1535–1556. doi:10.3732/ajb.91.10.1535. PMID 21652308. 
  3. ^ Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. (2008). "Chaetosphaeridium". AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2009-02-21.