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Cutleria cylindrica - National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo - DSC07656.JPG
Cutleria cylindrica
Scientific classification
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order: Cutleriales
Family: Cutleriaceae
Griffith & Henfrey

Cutleria Greville
Microzonia J Agardh
Zanardinia Zanardini

Cutleriales is an order in the brown algae (class Phaeophyceae). It is composed of 2-6 genera, based upon various circumscriptions.[1][2] The circumscription in the taxobox (right) is the list of genera from AlgaeBase, although only 3 of these genera are listed as containing species, 11 species in Cutleria, and one each in Microzonia, and Zanardinia. Lee circumscribes the order with only the two genera, Cutleria and Zanardinia.


  1. ^ Lee, RE (1999). Phycology (Third ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-63883-6. 
  2. ^ Guiry, MD; GM Guiry (2006). "AlgaeBase version 4.2". World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2006-11-22. 

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