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Chlorophyta: Chlorophyceae: Chlamydomonadales (Volvocales): Chlamydomonadaceae

Chloromonas tenebraria
(Skuja) Gerloff et Ettl
Syn.: Chlamydomonas tenebraria Skuja 1964

Genus: Similar to Chlamydomonas, but pyrenoids absent.
Species: Mature cell body spherical, 12-15 μm in diam.; young cell body ellipsoidal, 8-13 μm long, 4-7 μm wide; stigma rounded, located anterior half of the cell body (Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa 9, Chlorophyta I, 1983).

Chloromonas tenebraria (Skuja) Gerloff et Ettl (or C. coccinella Gerloff 1962 ?), tape No. 0050, time code 0210, stock 42-1, cell body spherical, 11-16 μm in diam., Uruguay, November 1999, photo by Yuuji Tsukii

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