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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales: Micractiniaceae

(Chodat) Wille

Family: Unicellular or Colonial; cell body spherical, with one or more spiny projections; a single cup-shaped chloroplast with a pyrenoid; asexual reproduction by zoospores or autospores; sexual reproduction by fertilization (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
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).

Golenkinia sp.
1 clip
Japan, 199?

Golenkinia sp.
2 clips
18-20 μm
Japan, 1999

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