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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales: Oocystaceae

Scotiella sp.

Scotiella Genus: Colony of 4, 8 or 16 cells, within a gelatinous sheath, which is spherical or ellipsoidal in shape; cell body broad crescent in shape, both ends rounded; a single chloroplast plate-like in shape, with a pyrenoid (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
Similar genus -->> Oocystis;

Scotiella sp. ?, cell body 15 μm long, 8-9 μm wide, L/W=, x 640, standing water near Hyoutan-ike (pond), Uba-ga-daira, Nasu town, Tochigi Pref., Japan, July 16, 2006, collected by Eizaburo Tsukii, photo by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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