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).
Images of collecting locality:
a small pond near electricity pylon (Shin-keiyo-sen 96), Teganuma Natural Friendship Green Road, Kashiwa city, Chiba Pref., Japan, May 18, 2008 by Y. Tsukii