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Chlorophyceae: Chlamydomonadales (Volvocales): Chlamydomonadaceae
Volvocida: Chlamydomonadina: Carteriidae

Vitreochlamys ordinata
(Formerly Sphaerellopsis Korschikoff 1925)
Skuja 1964

Vitreochlamys Species: Cell body (cellwall) broad ellipsoidal or inverted ovoid, young cell ellipsoidal, 21-35 μm long, 18-32 μm wide; cellwall distinct, consisting of several layers; protoplast ovoid or spindle-shaped, or somewhat irregular; flagella about cell-body length, emerging through distinct tubular structure; chloroplast cup-shaped; a pyrenoid spherical, located at posterior half of the cells; stigma small, at anterior 1/3 of the cell; nucleus within the concave of chloroplast; two contractile vacuoles apical (Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa 9, Chlorophyta I, 1983).

Vitreochlamys ordinata Skuja (or Chlamydomonas ?), cell body 20 μm long, 15 μm wide, mucilaginous sheath 23 μm long, 18 μm wide, x 640, Watarase river, Ashikaga city, Tochigi Pref., Japan, February 1, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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