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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 33 μm long, 24 μm wide, four flagella 25 μm long, x 640, Kanayama green park, Kiyose city, Tokyo, Japan, August 2001 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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