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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales: Oocystaeceae

Quadrigula chodatii
(Tanner-Fullman) G. M. Smith

Quadrigula Genus: Colony of 4 or 16 cells arranged nearly parallel, within a gelatinous sheath, planktonic; cell body elongated spindle-shaped, slightly curved; a single chloroplast plate-like, with a pyrenoid (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
Species: Colonies of 4, 8 or 16 cells embedded in a gelatinous matrix; four cells arranging parallel; cell body needle-shaped, 20-60 μm long, 1.5-5 μm wide; (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Quadrigula chodatii (Tanner-Fullman) G. M. Smith ?, cell body 22-23 μm long, 2 μm wide, L/W=11-11.5, x 640, Tashirodaira marsh, Hakkoda mountain, Aomori city, Aomori Pref., Japan, July 17, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Quadrigula Quadrigula
Cell body 22 μm long, 2 μm wide, L/W=11, x 640
Quadrigula Quadrigula

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