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

Vitreochlamys aulata
(Formerly Sphaerellopsis Korschikoff 1925)
(Pascher) Gerloff 1940
Syn.: Chlamydomonas aulata Pascher 1927

Species: Cell body (cellwall) broad ellipsoidal or inverted ovoid or spherical, 15-38 μm long, 10-30 μm wide cellwall thin; papilla absent; protoplast broad ovoid; length of flagella same as that of cell body; chloroplast cup-shaped, anterior half striated; a large pyrenoid located at posterior; stigma circular or elliptical, located at equator; nucleus at the center of the cell; two contractile vacuoles apical; other tree or four vacuoles also present (Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa 9, Chlorophyta I, 1983).

Vitreochlamys aulata Korschikoff (or Chlamydomonas), cell body 16 μm long, 15 μm wide, flagella 20 μm long, nucleus anterior, pyrenoid posterior, x 640, Kurome river, Asaka city, Saitama Pref., Japan, December 26, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Chlamydomonas Chlamydomonas Chlamydomonas Chlamydomonas

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