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Chlorophyta: Chlorophyceae: Chlamydomonadales (Volvocales)

Ehrenberg, 1837 (An Illustrated Guide to Freshwater Zooplankton in Japan, 2000)
Ehrenberg, 1835 (Illustrated Guide, 2000)
Ehrenberg, 1830 (Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa 9, Chlorophyta I, 1983)

Family [ Chlamydomonadaceae ]: Unicells; cell wall present; two flagella (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
Genus (Ehrenberg): Cells usually fusiform; both ends hyaline; two euqal-length flagella, about 1/2 as long as cell; eye spot present in most species; two or several contractile vacuoles; trasverse division to form 4 zoospores; nutrition phototrophic or chemo-organotrophic (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

C. euchlorum ?
4 clips
dividing cells
Japan, 1998

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