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Chlorophyceae: Tetrasporales: Tetrasporaceae

Family: Colonial; cell body spherical with 2 or more pseudocilia (immobile); chloroplasts one, 2 or 3 in number, with or without pyrenoids (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).
Genus: Colony of many cells within a spherical or iregular-shaped gelatinous matrix; fragments of mother cell wall surrounding an aggregate of daughter cells; several pseudo-flagella emerging from cell body; a single chloroplast cup-shaped, with a pyrenoid (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
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Schizochlamys sp. ?
Saitama, 2001

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