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Chlorophyta: Gamophyceae: Zygnematales: Zygnemataceae

Spirogyra

Family: Filamentous algae without branching; cell body cylindrical; chloroplasts band-, plate- or star-shaped (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
Genus: Filament without branching; cell body cylindrical; one or several chloroplasts band-shaped, spirally arranged within the cell, pyrenoids present; septum with or without folded structure (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998). About 300 species (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

S. majuscula
11 clips
6 chl. 1.5 turns
75 μm diam.
conjugation
Awayatsu park
Fujimi
Saitama, 2000

S. majuscula
10 clips
6 chl. 1.5 turns
75 μm diam.
conjugation
Awayatsu park
Fujimi
Saitama, 2000

S. majuscula
1 clip
6 chl. 1.5 turns
75 μm diam.
conjugation
Awayatsu park
Fujimi
Saitama, 2000

Syprogira sp.
2 clips
Awayatsu park
Fujimi
Saitama, 2000

S. varians
3 clips
Awayatsu park
Fujimi
Saitama, 2000

S. arta ?
6 clips
1 chl. 8 turns
spherical nuc.
280 x 18 μm
Japan, 1998

Spirogyra sp.
10 clips
Torinome kasen p.
Kuroiso
Tochigi, 1999

Spirogyra sp.
12 clips
6 straight chl.
475 x 48 μm
Hiroshima, 1998

S. ellipsospora ?
8 clips
3? chl.
spherical nuc.
200 x 100 μm
Hiroshima, 1998

Spirogyra sp.
6 clips
3 chl. with 1/2 turns
385-535 x 28 μm
Asaka
Saitama, 1998

Spirogyra sp.
8 clips
Torinome kasen p.
Kuroiso
Tochigi, 1999

Spirogyra sp.
or Mougeotia ?
5 clips
Hiroshima, 1998

Spirogyra sp.
16 clips
4 chl., 2-3 turns
34 μm diam.
Kiyose
Tokyo, 2001

Spirogyra sp.
12 clips
4 chl. 1.5 turns
x 43 μm
Matsumoto
Nagano, 2001

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