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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).
Tetraedriella jovetii (Bourrelly) Bourrelly
(Syn. Pseudostaurastrum jovetii Bourrelly),
cell body 21 μm wide, L/W=,
x 640, Suiren-ike (water-lily pond), Mizumoto Park, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo, Japan, October 22, 2006 by Y. Tsukii
94 μm; x 640
Images of collecting locality:
Suiren-ike (water-lily pond), Mizumoto Park, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo, Japan, October 22, 2006 by Y. Tsukii
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