Tetraselmis contracta


Taxonavigation: Chlorodendrales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Chlorophyta
Subphylum: Chlorophytina
Classis: Chlorodendrophyceae
Ordo: Chlorodendrales

Familia: Chlorodendraceae
Genus: Tetraselmis
Species: Tetraselmis contracta


Tetraselmis contracta (N.Carter) Butcher, 1959


  • Basionym
    • Platymonas contracta N.Carter, 1937
      • Type locality: Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England. Brackish water pond.


  • Butcher, R.W. 1959. An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part I: Introduction and Chlorophyceae. Fisheries Investigations, London, series 4 1: 1–74, 15 pls. Reference page. : 63
  • Carter, N. 1937. New or interesting algae from brackish water. Archiv für Protistenkunde 90: 1–68. Reference page. : 80, pl. 2: figs 32–36
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. Tetraselmis contracta. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 2019-12-12.