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Trichophilus

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Trichophilus is a genus of green algae. Trichophilus welckeri is found growing in the fur of certain sloth species[1] and is believed to provide them with camouflage.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2007). "Genus: Trichophilus taxonomy browser". AlgaeBase version 4.2 World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2007-09-25.
  2. ^ Suutari, Milla; Majaneva, Markus; Fewer, David P.; Voirin, Bryson; Aiello, Annette; Friedl, Thomas; Chiarello, Adriano G.; Blomster, Jaanika (30 March 2010). "Molecular evidence for a diverse green algal community growing in the hair of sloths and a specific association with Trichophilus welckeri(Chlorophyta, Ulvophyceae)". BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10 (1): 86. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-86. ISSN 1471-2148.
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Trichophilus: Brief Summary

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Trichophilus is a genus of green algae. Trichophilus welckeri is found growing in the fur of certain sloth species and is believed to provide them with camouflage.

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