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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 sp. (D. olivaceus ?), cell body 10-16 μm in diam., x 640, Near En-sho-ji (temple), Kashiwa city, Chiba Pref., Japan, August 2002 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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