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Heterokonta: Raphidophyceae: Raphidomonadales

Gonyostomum

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Genus (Diesing): Cells obovate or almost spherical, flattened dorsoventrally; rod-shaped trichocysts around cell periphery or concentrated at the 2 ends of the cell; flagella usually same length as cell; but trailing flagellum may reach twice that length; many chloroplasts in a single layer in the cell periphery (Illustrated Guide, 1985). (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

G. depressa
6 clips
cell 39 x 31 μm
Saitama, 2000

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