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Tetraedron triangulare. Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Tetraedron triangulare a genus of green algae, in the family Chlorococcaceae. Tetraedron are unicellular chlorophyte with flattened, triangular, square or polygonal cells. A single green chloroplast fills the cell. Spines of varying length often emanate from the corners.Found in the plankton of lakes and ponds including sewage ponds. Magnification: x 7000 when printed at 10cm wide. Specimen collected from Vietnam courtesy of Mike Allen, Plymouth Marine Laboratory.
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