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Chlorophyceae: Chlamydomonadales (Volvocales): Chlamydomonadaceae
Volvocida: Chlamydomonadina: Chlamydomonadidae

Klebs 188 em. Ettl H. et O. 1959

Family: Unicells; cell wall present; two flagella (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
Genus: Cell body similar to Chloromonas, ellipsoidal, ovoid, cylindrical, or spherical in shape; cellwall thick; one or two gelatinous sheath present; papilla mostly distinct, domed or rounded (sometimes with tubular structures, flagella emerging from such tubes); chloroplast cup-shaped or perforated; pyrenoids absent; stimga mostly present; two apical contractile vacuoles present; two flagella emerging from different remote points on apical cell surface; nucleus at/near the center of the cell body (Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa 9, Chlorophyta I, 1983).

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