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Cyanophyceae: Chroococcales: Chroococcaceae

Chroococcus turgidus
var. thermalis Rabenhorst

Chroococcus Species: Cells bright blue-green, sometimes coarsely granulated, 8-32 μm in diam. (without sheath), sheaths 2-6 μm in thickness (Photomicrographs of the Freshwater Algae, vol. 3, 1985).

Chroococcus turgidus (Kützing) Nägeli var. thermalis Rabenhorst, cell body 18 μm long, 11 μm wide, x 640, near Nan-ko (lake), Shirakawa city, Fukushima Pref., Japan, August 2003, by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Chroococcus turgidus Chroococcus turgidus

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