top of page
Yaprak Close Up

Coccomyxa subelllipsoidea ASYA4

IMU Code: 2L-8

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Trebouxiophyceae

Genus: Coccomyxa

Strain: Coccomyxa subellipsoidea

Origin: Horseshoe Island, Antarctica

Locality: Snow microalgae covering the snow surface

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T.Çakmak

Geographical Details : 67°50'29.2"S 67°16'38.6"W

NCBI Accession # : ON747313

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

Coccomyxa cells are ovoid or ellipsoidal in shapes. The cells size around 2-5 ×4-7 µm. Chloroplasts are large and parietal without pyrenoids.

bottom of page