Chlorophyceae: Chlamydomonadales (Volvocales): Chlamydomonadaceae
Chlamydophyceae: Chlamydomonadales: Haematococcaceae
Volvocida: Chlamydomonadina: Chlamydomonadidae
Genus (Ehrenberg): Cells usually fusiform; both ends hyaline; two euqal-length flagella, about
1/2 as long as cell; eye spot present in most species; two or several contractile vacuoles; transverse division
to form 4 zoospores; nutrition phototrophic or chemo-organotrophic (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Chlorogonium hiemale Schiller 1954 (or C. minimum Playfair, large variety ?),
cell body 60 μm long, 5.5 μm wide,
x 640, Omine-numa (pond/marsh), Omine, Minakami town (formerly Tsukiyono town), Gunma Pref., Japan, May 25, 2006 by Y. Tsukii
94 μm; x 640
Cell body 47 μm long, 3.5 μm wide,
Images of collecting locality:
No.5/6, Omine-numa (pond/marsh), Omine, Minakami town (formerly Tsukiyono town), Gunma Pref., Japan, May 25, 2006 by Y. Tsukii
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