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Compsopogon 1.jpg
Compsopogon sp.
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Archaeplastida
Division: Rhodophyta
Class: Compsopogonophyceae
Order: Compsopogonales
Skuja, 1939
Family: Compsopogonaceae
F.Schmitz, 1896

Compsopogonales is an order of mostly freshwater red algae.[1]

Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. (2008). "Compsopogonales". AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. 


  1. ^ Kapraun, D. F.; Freshwater, D. W. (10 February 2012). "Estimates of nuclear DNA content in red algal lineages". AoB Plants. 2012: pls005–pls005. doi:10.1093/aobpla/pls005. 

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