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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales: Oocystaceae

Chlorolobion sp.

Chlorolobion Genus: Unicellular; planktonic; cell body elongated spindle-shaped or crescent in shape, laterally unsymmetrical, both ends attenuated; autospores attached each other at their one ends arranging radially; a single chloroplast plate-like, with a pyrenoid (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
Similar genus -->> Quadrigula;

Chlorolobion sp., cell body 40-42 μm long, 4-4.5 μm wide, x 640, Ikenokochi (or Ikenokouchi) marsh, Tsuruga city, Fukui Pref., Japan, September 11, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640

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