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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales: Palmellaceae

Sphaerocystis sp.

Sphaerocystis Genus: Colonies small, spherical or aggregates in shape; sheath inconspicuous or absent; cell body spherical in shape; chloroplasts cup-shaped or plate-like (Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae, 1977).

Sphaerocystis sp., daughter cell body about 8 μm in diam., x 640, Okubo Ryoke (picnic-no-mori), Akigase park, Saitama city, Saitama Pref., Japan, February 27, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Sphaerocystis Sphaerocystis Sphaerocystis

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