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Heterokonta: Chrysophyceae: Ochromonadales: Chromulinaceae

Chromulina pascheri

Genus: Body spherical or oval; one or two yellowish-brown chloroplasts (How to know the protozoa, 1779). Flagellate often becoming amoeboid or palmelloid; a single external flagellum emerging apically; second very short flagellum in a pocket detected when examined by electron microscopy; 1 or 2 chloroplasts; eyespot present in some species; cysts smooth or ornamented; many species with peripheral muciferous bodies; discobolocysts (a kind of extrusome) in some species; freshwater or marine (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: 15-20 μm (How to know the protozoa, 1779).

Chromulina sp. (pascheri ?) cysts with two chloroplasts, tape No. 0055, time code 0000, xxxx, xxxx city, xxxx Pref. Japan, August, 1998 by Y. Tsukii

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