University of Michigan (MICH)

Contact: Mike Wynne, Algae Curator Emeritus (mwynne@umich.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 0563c54f-4aa5-4495-8acf-ecfe1405b42e
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 77,303 occurrence
  • 75,220 (97%) georeferenced
  • 77,054 (100%) with images
  • 74,283 (96%) identified to species
  • 257 families
  • 1,223 genera
  • 6,097 species
  • 6,588 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 (1)
  • Acinetosporaceae (512)
  • Acrochaetiaceae (242)
  • Acrosymphytaceae (80)
  • Acrotylaceae (22)
  • Adenocystaceae (39)
  • Ahnfeltiaceae (142)
  • Alaria Membranaceae (3)
  • Alariaceae (262)
  • Anadyomenaceae (390)
  • Aphanochaetaceae (7)
  • Areschougiaceae (47)
  • Arthrocladiaceae (44)
  • Asterocladaceae (2)
  • Asteronemataceae (94)
  • Bachelotiaceae (25)
  • Balbianiaceae (1)
  • Balliaceae (53)
  • Bangiaceae (845)
  • Batrachospermaceae (475)
  • Bifurcariopsidaceae (4)
  • Bolbocoleaceae (3)
  • Boldiaceae (2)
  • Bonnemaisoniaceae (451)
  • Boodleaceae (546)
  • Botrydiaceae (21)
  • Botryococcaceae (10)
  • Bryopsidaceae (603)
  • Callithamniaceae (926)
  • Calosiphoniaceae (7)
  • Caulacanthaceae (168)
  • Caulerpaceae (2932)
  • Ceramiaceae (2603)
  • Ceratiaceae (1)
  • Chaetopeltidaceae (18)
  • Chaetophoraceae (256)
  • Champiaceae (587)
  • Characeae (1077)
  • Characiaceae (11)
  • Characiopsidaceae (5)
  • Chlamydomonadaceae (20)
  • Chlorellaceae (45)
  • Chlorochytriaceae (18)
  • Chlorococcaceae (12)
  • Chlorodendraceae (4)
  • Chlorosarcinaceae (1)
  • Chordaceae (79)
  • Chordariaceae (1891)
  • Choristocarpaceae (1)
  • Chromulinaceae (1)
  • Chroococcaceae (3)
  • Chroomonadaceae (4)
  • Chrysocapsaceae (2)
  • Cladophoraceae (2788)
  • Cladostephaceae (105)
  • Closteriaceae (121)
  • Coccomyxaceae (7)
  • Codiaceae (1316)
  • Colaconemataceae (32)
  • Coleochaetaceae (21)
  • Compsopogonaceae (34)
  • Corallinaceae (1939)
  • Costariaceae (171)
  • Cruoriaceae (3)
  • Ctenocladaceae (2)
  • Cubiculosporaceae (1)
  • Cutleriaceae (87)
  • Cyanobacteriaceae (2)
  • Cylindrocapsaceae (5)
  • Cystocloniaceae (1357)
  • Dasyaceae (1100)
  • Dasycladaceae (519)
  • Delesseriaceae (2804)
  • Derbesiaceae (83)
  • Dermocarpellaceae (4)
  • Desmarestiaceae (436)
  • Desmidiaceae (458)
  • Dichotomosiphonaceae (381)
  • Dicranemataceae (21)
  • Dictyotaceae (4242)
  • Dinobryaceae (4)
  • Dumontiaceae (605)
  • Durvillaeaceae (18)
  • Ectocarpaceae (467)
  • Endocladiaceae (115)
  • Entophysalidaceae (1)
  • Erythrotrichiaceae (154)
  • Euglenaceae (11)
  • Eukaryota (40)
  • Faucheaceae (86)
  • Fragilariaceae (2)
  • Fryeellaceae (31)
  • Fucaceae (1055)
  • Furcellariaceae (133)
  • Galaxauraceae (1150)
  • Gayraliaceae (124)
  • Gelidiaceae (921)
  • Gelidiellaceae (255)
  • Gigartinaceae (1083)
  • Gloeotilaceae (1)
  • Gloiosiphoniaceae (70)
  • Gomontiaceae (148)
  • Gonatozygaceae (4)
  • Goniaceae (9)
  • Goniotrichaceae (5)
  • Gracilariaceae (1720)
  • Haematococcaceae (14)
  • Halimedaceae (1628)
  • Halosiphonaceae (33)
  • Halymeniaceae (1336)
  • Hapalidiaceae (328)
  • Heterochordariaceae (90)
  • Hildenbrandiaceae (71)
  • Himanthaliaceae (26)
  • Hormosiraceae (27)
  • Hydrococcaceae (2)
  • Hydrodictyaceae (96)
  • Hydruraceae (15)
  • Hymenocladiaceae (55)
  • Inkyuleeaceae (9)
  • Ishigeaceae (13)
  • Jaoaceae (1)
  • Kallymeniaceae (770)
  • Klebsormidiaceae (1)
  • Kornmanniaceae (107)
  • Laminariaceae (750)
  • Lemaneaceae (157)
  • Lessoniaceae (196)
  • Liagoraceae (979)
  • Lomentariaceae (437)
  • Mallomonadaceae (5)
  • Meiodiscaceae (22)
  • Melosiraceae (1)
  • Merismopediaceae (1)
  • Mesosporaceae (4)
  • Mesotaeniaceae (31)
  • Microchaetaceae (3)
  • Microcystaceae (2)
  • Microsporaceae (45)
  • Microthamniaceae (7)
  • Mychodeaceae (23)
  • Naccariaceae (17)
  • Naviculaceae (1)
  • Nemastomataceae (31)
  • Nemodermataceae (2)
  • Neochloridaceae (2)
  • Neoralfsiaceae (12)
  • Nizymeniaceae (19)
  • Nostocaceae (11)
  • Notheiaceae (14)
  • Oedogoniaceae (212)
  • Oltmannsiellopsidaceae (6)
  • Onslowiaceae (1)
  • Oocystaceae (37)
  • Ophiocytiaceae (5)
  • Oscillatoriaceae (25)
  • Ostreobiaceae (6)
  • Palmariaceae (392)
  • Palmellaceae (16)
  • Palmophyllaceae (13)
  • Peniaceae (38)
  • Peridiniaceae (1)
  • Petrospongiaceae (19)
  • Peyssonneliaceae (149)
  • Phacaceae (2)
  • Phacelocarpaceae (39)
  • Phaeophilaceae (4)
  • Phaeosaccionaceae (9)
  • Phaeostrophiaceae (14)
  • Phaeothamniaceae (13)
  • Phormidiaceae (3)
  • Phyllariaceae (78)
  • Phyllophoraceae (839)
  • Phyllosiphonaceae (3)
  • Phytodiniaceae (5)
  • Pithophoraceae (426)
  • Pleurochloridaceae (4)
  • Plocamiaceae (497)
  • Polyidaceae (64)
  • Polyphysaceae (194)
  • Porphyridiaceae (13)
  • Prasiolaceae (162)
  • Protosiphonaceae (8)
  • Pseudoanemoniaceae (1)
  • Pseudochordaceae (1)
  • Pseudocladophoraceae (1)
  • Pseudocodiaceae (21)
  • Pterocladiaceae (315)
  • Pterocladiophilaceae (3)
  • Radiococcaceae (16)
  • Ralfsiaceae (125)
  • Rhipiliaceae (40)
  • Rhizophyllidaceae (171)
  • Rhodogorgonaceae (9)
  • Rhodomela2ae (1)
  • Rhodomelaceae (7957)
  • Rhodophysemataceae (25)
  • Rhodothamniellaceae (29)
  • Rhodymeniaceae (625)
  • Rhopalosolenaceae (1)
  • Rissoellaceae (11)
  • Rivulariaceae (12)
  • Sarcinochrysidaceae (24)
  • Sarcodiaceae (38)
  • Sarcomeniaceae (121)
  • Sargassaceae (2907)
  • Scenedesmaceae (69)
  • Schizomeridaceae (12)
  • Schizotrichaceae (3)
  • Schizymeniaceae (134)
  • Schmitziellaceae (3)
  • Scinaiaceae (211)
  • Scotinosphaeraceae (3)
  • Scytonemataceae (2)
  • Scytosiphonaceae (1302)
  • Scytothamnaceae (14)
  • Sebdeniaceae (71)
  • Seirococcaceae (48)
  • Selenastraceae (50)
  • Siphonocladaceae (251)
  • Solieriaceae (839)
  • Sphacelariaceae (279)
  • Sphacelodermaceae (1)
  • Sphaerococcaceae (30)
  • Sphaerocystidaceae (2)
  • Sphaeropleaceae (23)
  • Spirulinaceae (2)
  • Splachnidiaceae (44)
  • Spondylomoraceae (1)
  • Sporochnaceae (163)
  • Sporolithaceae (5)
  • Spyridiaceae (539)
  • Stigonemataceae (2)
  • Stylonemataceae (38)
  • Stypocaulaceae (115)
  • Synechococcaceae (2)
  • Syringodermataceae (5)
  • Tetrasporaceae (61)
  • Thoreaceae (21)
  • Tichocarpaceae (8)
  • Tilopteridaceae (20)
  • Trebouxiaceae (1)
  • Trentepohliaceae (119)
  • Tribonemataceae (44)
  • Tsengiaceae (15)
  • Udoteaceae (1150)
  • Ulotrichaceae (511)
  • Ulvaceae (2576)
  • Ulvellaceae (49)
  • Vacuolariaceae (1)
  • Valoniaceae (457)
  • Vaucheriaceae (165)
  • Volvocaceae (28)
  • Wrangeliaceae (1603)
  • Xenococcaceae (1)
  • Xiphophoraceae (16)
  • Zygnemataceae (297)