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Chrysophyceae: Ochromonadales: Dinobryaceae

Dinobryon sp.

Dinobryon sertularia Genus: Solitary or colonial; individuals with vase-like, hyaline, but sometimes, yellowish cellulose lorica, drawn out at its base; one to two lateral chromatophores (chloroplasts); usually with a stigma; in colonial forms daughter individuals remains attached to the inner margin of aperture of parent loricas and there secrete new loricas; (Kudo, 1966).
Similar Genus ->> Hyalobryon; Bicoeca petiolata

Dinobryon sp., lorica 30-37 μm long, 10-11 μm wide, scell body 15 μm long, 7 μm wide, x 640, Ukishima marsh (or bog), Tsugaike highland (Tsugaike Natural Park), Otari village, Nagano Pref., Japan, July 3, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Dinobryon Dinobryon

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