Brown University (BRU)

Contact: Timothy Whitfield (Timothy_Whitfeld@brown.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 3cf3dd5b-3c1e-4576-8df7-97e5738c4a42
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 5,279 occurrence
  • 4,100 (78%) georeferenced
  • 5,275 (100%) with images
  • 4,965 (94%) identified to species
  • 212 families
  • 580 genera
  • 2,271 species
  • 2,475 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Family Distribution
Click on the occurrence record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Achnanthaceae (2)
  • Acinetosporaceae (12)
  • Acrochaetiaceae (17)
  • Acrotylaceae (3)
  • Adenocystaceae (1)
  • Ahnfeltiaceae (9)
  • Alariaceae (21)
  • Amphipleuraceae (2)
  • Anadyomenaceae (2)
  • Aphanochaetaceae (4)
  • Areschougiaceae (20)
  • Arthrocladiaceae (1)
  • Bacillariaceae (5)
  • Balliaceae (5)
  • Bangiaceae (37)
  • Batrachospermaceae (51)
  • Bolbocoleaceae (1)
  • Bonnemaisoniaceae (8)
  • Boodleaceae (3)
  • Botrydiaceae (5)
  • Botryococcaceae (2)
  • Bryopsidaceae (26)
  • Callithamniaceae (118)
  • Catenulaceae (1)
  • Caulacanthaceae (2)
  • Caulerpaceae (60)
  • Ceramiaceae (173)
  • Chaetangiaceae (2)
  • Chaetopeltidaceae (2)
  • Chaetophoraceae (74)
  • Chamaesiphonaceae (2)
  • Champiaceae (49)
  • Characeae (83)
  • Characiaceae (4)
  • Characiopsidaceae (2)
  • Chlamydomonadaceae (4)
  • Chlorellaceae (8)
  • Chlorochytriaceae (7)
  • Chlorococcaceae (4)
  • Chordaceae (11)
  • Chordariaceae (148)
  • Chroococcaceae (11)
  • Chrysocapsaceae (1)
  • Cladophoraceae (246)
  • Cladostephaceae (11)
  • Closteriaceae (81)
  • Cocconeidaceae (3)
  • Codiaceae (19)
  • Coleochaetaceae (7)
  • Compsopogonaceae (1)
  • Corallinaceae (59)
  • Costariaceae (15)
  • Cutleriaceae (3)
  • Cyanobacteriaceae (16)
  • Cylindrocapsaceae (2)
  • Cymbellaceae (1)
  • Cystocloniaceae (50)
  • Dasyaceae (80)
  • Dasycladaceae (16)
  • Delesseriaceae (137)
  • Derbesiaceae (3)
  • Dermocarpellaceae (8)
  • Desmarestiaceae (33)
  • Desmidiaceae (244)
  • Diadesmidaceae (1)
  • Dichotomosiphonaceae (11)
  • Dicranemataceae (3)
  • Dictyosphaeriaceae (1)
  • Dictyotaceae (104)
  • Dumontiaceae (31)
  • Ectocarpaceae (95)
  • Endocladiaceae (10)
  • Endosphaeraceae (1)
  • Entophysalidaceae (3)
  • Erythrotrichiaceae (5)
  • Euglenaceae (3)
  • Eukaryota (26)
  • Faucheaceae (7)
  • Fischerellaceae (1)
  • Fragilariaceae (11)
  • Fucaceae (65)
  • Furcellariaceae (5)
  • Galaxauraceae (15)
  • Gelidiaceae (46)
  • Gigartinaceae (81)
  • Glaucocystaceae (1)
  • Gloiosiphoniaceae (8)
  • Gomontiaceae (26)
  • Gomphonemataceae (4)
  • Gomphosphaeriaceae (1)
  • Gonatozygaceae (1)
  • Goniaceae (1)
  • Goniotrichaceae (3)
  • Gracilariaceae (50)
  • Haematococcaceae (2)
  • Halimedaceae (23)
  • Halymeniaceae (44)
  • Hapalidiaceae (21)
  • Hapalosiphonaceae (10)
  • Hildenbrandiaceae (4)
  • Himanthaliaceae (1)
  • Hormosiraceae (1)
  • Hydrococcaceae (12)
  • Hydrodictyaceae (14)
  • Hydruraceae (4)
  • Hymenocladiaceae (4)
  • Kallymeniaceae (34)
  • Klebsormidiaceae (2)
  • Kornmanniaceae (1)
  • Laminariaceae (67)
  • Lemaneaceae (33)
  • Lessoniaceae (11)
  • Liagoraceae (37)
  • Licmophoraceae (2)
  • Lomentariaceae (8)
  • Melosiraceae (7)
  • Merismopediaceae (6)
  • Mesosporaceae (1)
  • Mesotaeniaceae (9)
  • Microchaetaceae (11)
  • Microcystaceae (17)
  • Microsporaceae (20)
  • Microthamniaceae (2)
  • Mychodeaceae (4)
  • Naccariaceae (2)
  • Naviculaceae (3)
  • Nemastomataceae (1)
  • Nizymeniaceae (1)
  • Nostocaceae (66)
  • Nostochopsidaceae (3)
  • Notheiaceae (2)
  • Oedogoniaceae (81)
  • Oocystaceae (12)
  • Ophiocytiaceae (2)
  • Oscillatoriaceae (110)
  • Palmariaceae (12)
  • Palmellaceae (9)
  • Palmellopsidaceae (2)
  • Palmophyllaceae (1)
  • Peniaceae (13)
  • Petrospongiaceae (1)
  • Peyssonneliaceae (5)
  • Phacelocarpaceae (4)
  • Phaeosaccionaceae (2)
  • Phormidiaceae (69)
  • Phyllariaceae (4)
  • Phyllophoraceae (44)
  • Phyllosiphonaceae (1)
  • Pithophoraceae (20)
  • Pleurochloridaceae (1)
  • Pleurosigmataceae (1)
  • Plocamiaceae (37)
  • Polyidaceae (6)
  • Polyphysaceae (5)
  • Porphyridiaceae (3)
  • Prasiolaceae (26)
  • Protosiphonaceae (2)
  • Pterocladiaceae (2)
  • Radiococcaceae (4)
  • Ralfsiaceae (19)
  • Rhodomelaceae (473)
  • Rhodophysemataceae (3)
  • Rhodymeniaceae (49)
  • Rhopalodiaceae (1)
  • Rhopalosolenaceae (1)
  • Rivulariaceae (83)
  • Sarcodiaceae (3)
  • Sarcomeniaceae (2)
  • Sargassaceae (74)
  • Scenedesmaceae (25)
  • Schizomeridaceae (1)
  • Schizotrichaceae (17)
  • Schizymeniaceae (1)
  • Scinaiaceae (4)
  • Scytonemataceae (27)
  • Scytosiphonaceae (42)
  • Scytothamnaceae (1)
  • Seirococcaceae (3)
  • Selenastraceae (10)
  • Siphonocladaceae (7)
  • Solieriaceae (27)
  • Sphacelariaceae (21)
  • Sphaerococcaceae (6)
  • Sphaerocystidaceae (1)
  • Sphaeropleaceae (3)
  • Spirulinaceae (8)
  • Splachnidiaceae (1)
  • Sporochnaceae (7)
  • Spyridiaceae (15)
  • Stephanodiscaceae (2)
  • Stigonemataceae (11)
  • Stylonemataceae (1)
  • Stypocaulaceae (1)
  • Surirellaceae (1)
  • Symphyonemataceae (3)
  • Synechococcaceae (2)
  • Tabellariaceae (2)
  • Tetrasporaceae (15)
  • Thoreaceae (2)
  • Tilopteridaceae (1)
  • Trentepohliaceae (23)
  • Triceratiaceae (1)
  • Udoteaceae (20)
  • Ulotrichaceae (61)
  • Ulvaceae (131)
  • Ulvellaceae (7)
  • Valoniaceae (11)
  • Vaucheriaceae (20)
  • Volvocaceae (9)
  • Wrangeliaceae (124)
  • Xenococcaceae (4)
  • Zygnemataceae (122)