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Chlorophyceae: Chaetophorales: Chaetophoraceae

Chaetophora sp.
(Roth) Agardh

Chaetophora elegans Genus: Filament with branching; cell body cylindrical; a single chloroplast plate-like, slightly curved, with 1 to several pyrenoids; apical cells pointed or drawn out as hairly projections; no difference between axial and branching filaments; forming a large clump attached on a substrate (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
Similar Genus -> Cloniophora; Cladophora;

Chaetophora elegans (or Cloniophora sp. ?), vegetative cells μm long, μm diam., x 100, x 200, x 400, x 640, Japan, April 1999, 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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x 640
x 100, x 200, x 400
Chaetophora Chaetophora Chaetophora
x 400, x 640
Chaetophora Chaetophora

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