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Scientific classification
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order: Onslowiales
Draisma & Prud'homme van Reine in Phillips et al. [1]
Family: Onslowiaceae
Draisma & Prud'homme van Reine [2]


Onslowiaceae is the only family in order Onslowiales in the brown algae (class Phaeophyceae).[3] The family contains only the genera Onslowia and Verosphacela.


  1. ^ Phillips, N.; R. Burrowes; F. Rousseau; B. de Reviers; G. W. Saunders (2008). "Resolving evolutionary relationships among the brown algae using chloroplast and nuclear genes". Journal of Phycology. 44 (2): 394–404. doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2008.00473.x. 
  2. ^ Draisma, S.G.A.; W. F. Prud'homme van Reine (2001). "Onslowiaceae fam. nov. (Phaeophyceae)". Journal of Phycology. 37 (4): 647–649. doi:10.1046/j.1529-8817.2001.037004647.x. 
  3. ^ Guiry, M.D.; G.M. Guiry (2009). "AlgaeBase". World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2009-10-14.