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Xanthophyceae: Mischococcales: Pleurochloridaceae

Tetraedriella spinigera

Tetraedriella Genus: Unicellular; planktonic; cell body tetrahedron in shape; each corner drawn out to form a projection; many chloroplasts disc-shaped, without pyrenoids (Guide book to the "Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae", 1998).
Similar genus -->> Tetraplektron; Tetraedron;

Tetraedriella spinigera, cell body 23 μm long, 26 μm wide, x 640, Sannoh park, Nishi-ku, Saitama city, Saitama Pref., Japan, July 4, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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