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Chlorophyta: Gamophyceae: Desmidales: Desmidiaceae

Micrasterias
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Family: Unicells or cells loosely attached to form hyphae; cell body varied in shape, a constriction at the center in most species; cell walls consisting of two or more parts, with small pores and various ornaments (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
Genus: Cell body flat, large, variable in shape, longer than wide; strong constriction at center; each semicell with several notches; cell wall with many short spines (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

M. apiculata
7 clips
200 x 162 μm
Hiroshima, 1998

M. pinnatifida
1 clip
64 x 68 μm
Hiroshima, 1998

M. pinnatifida
1 clips
64 x 68 μm
Hiroshima, 1998

M. crux-melitensis
4 clips
86 x 86 μm
Kuroiso
Tochigi, 1998

M. crux-melitensis
2 clips
188 x 150 μm
Hiroshima, 1998

M. radiata
3 clips
134 x 124 μm
USA, 1999

M. foliacea
16 clips
89 x 89 μm
Hiroshima, 1998

M. mahabuleshwarensis
10 clips
var. wallichii
162 x 84 μm
Niigata, 2001

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