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Chrysophyceae: Mallomonadales (or Ochromonadales): Synuraceae
Crysomonadea: Chromulinida

Mallomonas papillosa

Mallomonas Genus: Body elongated; with silicious scales and often spines; two chloroplasts rod-shaped (Kudo, 1966).

Mallomonas sp. ?, cell body μm long, μm wide, x 640, Izumi-no-mori-koen (Fountain forest park), Yamato city, Kanagawa Pref., Japan, March 2003 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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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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