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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales: Hydrodictyaceae

Hydrodictyon reticulatum
(Linneus) Lagerheim

Genus: Colonies large, reticulated bag in shape (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
Species: Cells arranged to form pentagonal or hexagonal intercellular space, which result in large reticulated bag; cell body cylindrical in shape (up to 1 cm long, 200 μm in diam.), with many nuclei; chloroplasts reticulated with many pyrenoids (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Hydrodictyon sp., tape No. 0126, time code 0852, x 56, x 100, x 200, x 400, x 640, near Yanase river, Fujimi city, Saitama Pref., Japan, June 1999, by Y. Tsukii

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