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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcaceae

Planktosphaeria sp.

Planktosphaeria Genus: Unicellular or colonial within a gelatinous sheath; planktonic; cell body spherical; 1 or several chloroplasts cup-shaped, with a pyrenoid (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
Similar genus --> Dictyosphaerium

Planktosphaeria sp. ?, cell body nearly spherical, 8-10 μm in diam., x 640, drainage ditch near Tama river, Fuchu city, Tokyo, March 10, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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