Nitella

A Charophyte Green Alga

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Protoctist

Sublevel 1: Archaeplastida

Sublevel 2: Green Algae

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Division: Charophyta

Class: Charophyceae

Order: Charales

Family: Characeae

Genus: Nitella

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Photoautotroph

HABITAT

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

PHOTOS OF Nitella

PHOTOS OF SPECIES ASSOCIATIONS