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Chlorophyceae: Volvocales: Volvocaceae

Basichlamys sp.

Genus: Colony of 4 cells attached to a gelatinous sheath at their posterior end, arranging cruciform; cell body ovoidal; two equal-length flagella emerging at their anterior end; a single chloroplast cup-shaped, with a pyrenoid (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).

Basichlamys sp. (Volvocaeae, Chlorophyceae ??), colony 20 μm diam., cell body 9 μm long, 5.5 μm wide, x 640, Shirahata-numa, Musashi-Urawa, Saitama city, Saitama Pref., Japan, June 2001 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
Basichlamys Basichlamys

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