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Chlorophyta: Charophyceae

Chaetosphaeridium globosum
(Nordstedt) Klebahn var. globosum

Chaetosphaeridium globosum Genus: Unicellular, solitary or gregarious; cells flask-shaped composed of globose basal portion and a narrow cylindrical gelatinous sheath, with a long fine seta extending from the cell through the sheath (Photomicrog. Fresh-w. Alg. 4, 1985).
Species: Cells 10-20 μm in diameter at the base (Photomicrog. Fresh-w. Alg. 4, 1985).

Chaetosphaeridium globosum, cell body flask-shaped, spherical part 13 μm in diam., cylindrical gelatinous sheath 9 μm long, 1.5 μm wide, an elongated hairly projection about 140 μm long, x 640, Takao Sakura park, Takao, Kitamoto city, Saitama Pref., January 22, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
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