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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales: Oocystaceae (Scenedesmaceae)

Makinoella tosaensis

Makinoella Genus & Species: Colonies of 4 cells, frequently developed to composite colonies of 16 (=4 x 4) cells; cells rhomboidally arranged and separated from one another in the gelatinous coat; colonies covered by a thick gelatinous material, sometimes with radiating fibrils; cell body broad ellipsoidal, 20-25 μm long, 12-15 μm wide; parietal chloroplasts numerous, small, disc-shaped (Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae, 1984).

Makinoella tosaensis Okada, cell body μm long, μm wide, x 640, near Koga museum, Koga city, Ibaraki Pref., Japan, October 2003 by Y. 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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