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Xanthophyceae: Mischococcales: Botrydiopsidaceae

Botrydiopsis arhiza
Botrydiopsis arhiza Borzi (Ettl 1978)
Botrydiopsis arrhiza Borzí 1895 (John et al. eds. 2002)

Botrydiopsis sculpta Family: Unicells; cell body spherical, ellipsoidal, or spindle-shaped; without spiny projections or stipes
Genus: Cell body spherical, with many small disc-shaped chloroplasts (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Species: Cell body 25-50 μm wide, chloroplasts rounded, without pyrenoids (Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa 3, Xanthophyceae 1, 1978). Cell body 6-18 μm in diam. (up to 30 μm); soil algae (Illustrations of The Japanese Fresh-water Algae, 1977).

Botrydiopsis arhiza Borzi ?, cell body 15-26 μm in diam., x 640, Akebono marsh, Nidanuma (Nitanuma), Tsuchiyu-onsen, Fukushima city, Fukushima Pref., Japan, October 28, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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