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Koliellopsis inundata ASYA21

IMU Code: 3L-10

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Trebouxiophyceae

Genus: Koliellopsis

Strain: Koliellopsis inundata

Origin: Horseshoe Island, Antarctica

Locality: Snow microalgae covering the snow surface

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T.Çakmak

Geographical Details : 67°49'51.9"S 67°14'17.5"W

NCBI Accession # : ON817220

General Maintenance Conditions


Temperature: 15 °C/10 °C (D/N)

Light source: mix of warm-white & cool-white fluorescent lamps

Intensity:3200 lux (maximum)

Light period:16/8 h L/D

Media: BBM

Morphological Features of  Species

The filaments are long with some tendency to fragmentation and approximately possed 5.3µm width. The length-width ratio of the cells is (4.1min)6.6(11.15max) x (4.3min) 5.3(6.6max) µm. The cells are rounded or gradually tapering-shaped and cell wall is moderately thickened likewise, H-fragments are prominently present. The chloroplasts are laminate bilobed formation without pyrenoid. K. inundata cells reproduce with their biflagellate zoospores and filament dissociation (Lokhorst,2004).

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