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Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales: Scenedesmaceae

Tetradesmus sp.
xxxx Genus: Planktonic; colony of 4 cells; cell body crescent in shape, both ends pointed; four cells radially arranged by attaching at the outward mid-region; a single chloroplast plate-like in shape, slightly curved, with a pyrenoid (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).

Tetradesmus a single cell, cell body crescent in shape, 34 μm long, 5.5 μm wide, x 400, x 640, Uruguay, November 1999, photo by Yuuji Tsukii
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Tetradesmus Tetradesmus

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