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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales: Micractiniaceae

Golenkinia radiata
(Chodat) Wille

Genus: Unicellular, but autospore may become temporary colonical; planktonic; cell body spherical with many elongated spiny projections; a single chloroplast cup-shaped, with a single pyrenoid (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
Species: Vegetative cells spherical, 8-10 μm diam., with short spines 20-40 μm long, 1 chloroplast cup-shaped, 1 pyrenoid (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Golenkinia radiata large variety (?), tape No. 0128, time code 0127, cells spherical, 18-20 μm diam., with spines 62 μm long, x 400, x 640, Japan, 1999 by Y. Tsukii

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