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Chlorophyceae: Tetrasporales: Tetrasporaceae

Apiocystis sp.

Apiocystis Genus: Colonies pear-shaped or irregular bulbous in a gelatinous matrix; epiphytic on other algae by a narrowed stalk of the colony; cells evenly scattered at the periphery of the gel, each bearing a pair of long pseudocilia emerging outward (Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae, vol. 3, 1985). Colonies small, ovoid in shape, attached to other substrates at one end (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Apiocystis sp., cell body μm long, μm wide, x 400, x 640, Iruma River side, Tsurugashima city, Saitama Pref., Japan, August 2003 by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400 : scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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