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Portrait of the planktonic green alga Errerella bornhemiensis Conrad, 1913. Clusters of spherical cells are arranged in pyramidal clusters. Each cell bears one stout spine on its free face. Single cup-shaped chloroplast. The similar Micractinium has multiple finer spines on each cell. Collected from freshwater pond near Boise, Idaho July 2004. DIC.

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