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Gamophyceae: Zygnematales: Desmidiaceae

Euastrum elegans
(Brébisson) Kützing ex Ralfs 1848 var. elegans

Euastrum Subgenus: Entomum (Apical area deeply indented or notched)
Section: Excisa (Cell surface granulated or dented; apical area with spiny projections)

Species [var. elegans]: Cell body (30-31)-36.5 μm long, (19-20)-22 μm wide, constriction (6)-7 μm wide (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Euastrum elegans (Brébisson) Kützing var. elegans, cell body 32 μm long, 22 μm wide, constriction 5 μm wide, indentation 4 μm long, x 400, x 640, Uruguay, November 1999, photo by Yuuji Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640

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