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Chlorophyceae: Chlamydomonadales (Volvocales): Phacotaceae
Volvocida: Chlamydomonadina: Phacotidae

Pteromonas multipyrenoidea
Iyengar 1981

Pteromonas Genus: Unicellular; two equal-length flagella emerging from anterior end; cell body flat, broad ovoidal, lateral view spindle-shaped, within a gelatinous sheath quadrangular in shape; a single chloroplast plate-like, with 4-6 pyrenoids (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).

Pteromonas multipyrenoidea Lemmermann or similar species (P. cordiformis ?), cell body 15 μm long, 8 μm wide, x 640, rice field, Shimo-muneoka, Shiki city, Saitama Pref., Japan, October 24, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Pteromonas Pteromonas

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