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Xanthophyceae: Mischococcales: Centritractaceae

Centritractus sp.

Centritractus Genus: Unicellular; planktonic; cell body elongated cylindroid, both ends with long spiny projections; cell wall separated into two parts overlapping at the mid-region;; several chloroplasts plate-like, without pyrenoids (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
Species: (Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa 3, Xanthophyceae 1, 1978).

Centritractus sp., cell body 76 μm long (32 + 14 + 30), 7.5 μm wide, x 640, a small pond, Noda, Higashi-matsuyama city, Saitama Pref., Japan, September 19, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Centritractus Centritractus

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