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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Charophyta
Class: Klebsormidiophyceae
Order: Klebsormidiales
Family: Klebsormidiaceae
Genus: Chlorokybus
Species: C. atmophyticus
Binomial name
Chlorokybus atmophyticus
Geitler, 1942[1]

Chlorokybus is a genus of charophyte containing the sole species Chlorokybus atmophyticus, a soil alga found in alpine areas. It sometimes has been classified as the sole member of the class Chlorokybophyceae Sluiman & Guihal, 1999, but more recently is included in the family Klebsormidiaceae within the plant division Charophyta.


  1. ^ Geitler, L. (1942). "Morphologie, Entwicklungsgeschichte und systematik neuer bemerkenswerter atmosphytischer Algen aus Wien". Flora NF 136. pp. 1–29. 

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