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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 31 μm long, 21 μm wide, cell body covered with gellatinous coat, ingestion of food organism occurred ?, x 640, Omachi natural park, Ichikawa city, Chiba Pref., Japan, September 2001 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Collodictyon Collodictyon

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