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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales: Oocystaceae

Chodatella sp.
(Lemmermann) Lemmermann

Chodatella Genus: Unicellular, planktonic; cell body ovoidal or ellipsoidal; both ends slightly pointed with 4 to 8 spiny projections; a single chloroplast plate-like in shape, with 1 to 4 pyrenoids (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
Similar genus --> Franceia; Acanthosphaera; Micractinium; Errerella; Golenkinia;

Chodatella sp., cell body football shaped, 16 μm long, 8 μm wide, curved spiny projections about 20 μm long, x 640, Heise-no-mori Park, Kawajima (Kawashima) town, Saitama city, Saitama Pref., Japan, Aple 2002 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Chodatella Chodatella Chodatella

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