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Chlorophyceae: Chlamydomonadales (Volvocales): Chlamydomonadaceae
Volvocida: Chlamydomonadina: Chlamydomonadidae

Gloeomonas sp.

Genus: Cell body similar to Chloromonas, ellipsoidal, ovoid, cylindrical, or spherical in shape; cellwall thick; one or two gelatinous sheath present; papilla mostly distinct, domed or rounded (sometimes with tubular structures, flagella emerging from such tubes); chloroplast cup-shaped or perforated; pyrenoids absent; stimga mostly present; two apical contractile vacuoles present; two flagella emerging from different remote points on apical cell surface; nucleus at/near the center of the cell body (Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa 9, Chlorophyta I, 1983).

Gloeomonas sp., cell body 30 μm in diam., x 640, drainage ditch at Kakuman-buchi, Akagi mountain, Fujimi village, Gunma Pref., Japan, May 27, 2007 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Gloeomonas Gloeomonas Gloeomonas

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