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Chlorophyceae: Chlorosarcinales: Chlorosarcinaceae
(Chlorophyceae: Chaetophorales: Protococcaceae)

Apatococcus lobatus
(Chodat) Boye-Petersen
Syn: Protococcus viridis, Pleurococcus naegeli

Apatococcus Family: An aggregate consisting of several cells; without spiny hairs; a chloroplast plate-like.
Genus: Aerial algae (Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae, 1977).

Species: Unicells or short filaments or aggregates consisting of several cells; cell body spherical or short cylindrical, 5-12 μm in diam.; a single chloroplast plate-like; (Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae, 1977).

Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) Boye-Petersen, cell body nearly spherical 10-12 μm in diam., x 400, x 640, a guardrail, Kabuto-yama, Nishi-no-miya city, Hyogo Pref., Japan, September 10, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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