Table 2: List of species used in this study and GenBank accession numbers for ITS and 18S.

TaxonITS accession number18S rRNA accession number

Ulva lactucaAY422499AF499666
Klebsormidium flaccidumEU434019M95613
Chlorella vulgarisFM205855X13688
Mantoniella squamataFN562451X73999
Ulva proliferaHQ902007HQ850569
Monostroma grevilleiHQ902006HQ850570
Paulschulzia pseudovolvoxAF182428U83120
Trebouxia asymmetricaAF344177Z21553
Kornmannia leptodermaAF415168AF499661
Monostroma nitidumAF415170AF499665
Blidingia minimaAJ000206AF499659
Enteromorpha intestinalisAJ000210AF189077
Ulva fenestrataAJ234316AF499653
Chloropelta caespitosaAY016309AF499656
Ulvaria obscura var. blyttiiAY260571AF499657
Ulothrix zonataZ47999AY278217
Ulva pertusaHQ902008HQ850571
Ulva californicaAY422518AF499652
Percursaria percursaAY016305AF499658