Mallomonadales (or Ochromonadales): Synuraceae
Genus: Body elongated; with silicious scales and often spines; two chloroplasts rod-shaped
cell body 18 μm long, 14 μm wide,
x 640, Omoi river, Oyama city, Tochigi Pref., Japan, February 8, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
94 μm; x 640
M. litomosa: Scales very delicate, needle-like projections at both ends; flagellum as long as body;
24-32 μm long, 8 μm wide (Kudo, 1966).
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