Chlamydophyceae: Tetrasporales: Palmellopsidaceae
Genus: Colonies spherical or aggregates in shape; sheath conspicuous; cell body spherical in shape;
chloroplasts cup-shaped or plate-like (Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae, 1977).
Gloeocystis gigas (or Chlamydocapsa sp. ?),
cell body 24 μm long, 21 μm wide, L/W=,
x 640, No.5, Kashibaru marsh, Karatsu city, Saga Pref., Japan, November 2006 by Y. Tsukii
94 μm; x 640
Images of collecting locality:
No.5, Kashibaru marsh, Karatsu city, Saga Pref., Japan, November 22, 2006 by Y. Tsukii
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