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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Chlorophyta
Class: Chlorophyceae
Order: Chaetophorales
Family: Chaetophoraceae
Genus: Trichosarcina
H.W. Nichols & Bold, 1965
Type species
Trichosarcina polymorpha

Trichosarcina is a genus of green algae, in the family Chaetophoraceae.[1] Filoprotococcus is a synonym.[2]


  1. ^ a b Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2007). "Genus: Trichosarcina taxonomy browser". AlgaeBase version 4.2 World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2007-09-25. 
  2. ^ Cole, Kathleen M.; Sheath, Robert G., eds. (1990). Biology of the Red Algae. Cambridge University Press. pp. 396–399. ISBN 978-0-521-34301-5. 

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