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Chlorophyceae: Chlamydomonadales (Volvocales): Chlamydomonadaceae
Volvocida: Chlamydomonadina: Chlamydomonadidae

Chlamydomonas zebra
Korschikoff in Pascher 1927

Chlamydomonas Genus: Two flagella of equal length inserted close together into an anterior papilla of variable shape usually directed anteriorly; chloroplast form variable; usually 2 contractile vacuoles; cell division producing 2-8 zoospores; sexual reproduction usually isogamous, anisogamy and oogamy known but rare; > 500 species, mostly fresh water (Illustrated Guide, 1985). A large chloroplast; stigma; a single nucleus; two contractile vacuoles anterior (Kudo, 1966).
Species: Cell body spherical in shape, 10-20 μm in diam., papilla absent, cell wall thickened, flagella 1.5 times longer than the cell body, chloroplast filled cell body,

Chlamydomonas zebra Korschikoff in Pascher 1927 (similar to Chlamydomonas lapponica Skuja or C. reinhardtii Dangeard 1888), cell body 14 μm long, 13 μm wide, papilla absent, stigma (circular in shape, 2.2 x 1.7 μm) at anterior half of the cell body, chloroplast(s) longitudinally incised (or striated ?), x 640, near Oh-hashi (large bridge), Asa-kawa (Asa river), Hachioji city, Tokyo, Japan, March 26, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Chlamydomonas Chlamydomonas Chlamydomonas

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