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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Viridiplantae
Division: Chlorophyta
Class: Trebouxiophyceae
Friedl, 1995[1]

The Trebouxiophyceae are a class of green algae, in the division Chlorophyta.[2] Their circumscription within the green algae is not well established due to the need for more genetic studies at higher levels within the group.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Friedl, T (1995). "Inferring taxonomic positions and testing genus level assignments in coccoid green lichen algae: a phylogenetic analysis of 18S ribosomal RNA sequences from Dictyochloropsis reticulata and from members of the genus Myrmecia (Chlorophyta, Trebouxiophyceae cl. nov.)". Journal of Phycology 31 (4): 632–639. doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.1995.tb02559.x. 
  2. ^ a b Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2007). "Class: Trebouxiophyceae taxonomy browser". AlgaeBase version 4.2 World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2007-09-23. 

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