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Mastigophora: Heterotrophic flagellates
Chlorophyta: Chlorophyceae: Dunaliellales: Asteromonadaceae

Collodictyon triciliatum
Carter 1865

Collodictyon Species: Cell body variable in shape, inverted ovoid or ellipsoidal, 20-45(-70) μm long, 16-38 μm wide; anterior end broadly rounded, posteriorly tapered and divided into 2 or rarely 3 conical projections; deep or shallow furrow present along longitudinal axis of the cell; from this furrow, pseudopodia appear to take up food organisms; flagella 1 to 2 times longer than the cell body; cytoplasm vacuolated; cell surface with many granular bulges; nucleus large, located anterior-lateral many contractile vacuoles scattered (Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa 9, Chlorophyta I, 1983).


Collodictyon triciliatum Carter 1865, cell body 38 μm long, 24 μm wide, four anterior flagella more than 20 μm long, x400, x 640, Japan, May-June 1999 by Y. Tsukii
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Collodictyon Collodictyon
Collodictyon Collodictyon Collodictyon

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