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Chrysophyceae: Chromulinales: Chromulinaceae

Chrysapsis sagene

Chrysapsis Family: Minute form; naked or with sculptured shell; with a single flagellum; often with rhizopods (Kudo, 1966).
Genus: Solitary; plastic or rigid; chromatophore (chloroplast) diffused or branching; with stigma; amoeboid movement (Kudo, 1966). Chromulina-like; reduced reticular parietal chloroplast; extraplastidial stimga for some species; 2 contractile vacuoles (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Chrysapsis sagene ?, cell body 11 μm long, 7-8 μm wide, chloroplasts located at the posterior half of the cell body , x 400, Japan, 199? by Y. Tsukii
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Chrysapsis sagene Chrysapsis sagene

C. sagene Pascher: Anterior region actively plastic; stigma small; 8-14 μm long; flagellum about 30 μm long (Kudo, 1966).

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