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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales: Dictyosphaeriaceae
(formerly Xanthophyceae: Mischococcales: Chlorobotrydaceae)

Botryococcus sudetica
Syn.: Botryosphaera sudetica (Lemmerman) Chodat
-> Botryosphaerella sudetica (Lemmermann) P.C. Silva 1970

Genus: Cells aggregate irregular in shape; cells connected by thin filaments; cell body ovoid, 6-10 μm long, 3-6 μm width; a chloroplast plate-like (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Botryococcus sudetica Lemmermann, cell body 8 μm in diam., x 640, Kenashitai (marsh), Hakkoda mountain, Aomori city, Aomori Pref., Japan, July 17, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Botryococcus sudetica Botryococcus sudetica

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