Aureococcus anophagefferens

Super Group: 
Eukaryota
Phylum: 
Ochrophyta
Class: 
Pelagophyceae
Order: 
Pelagomonadales
Family: 
Pelagomonadaceae
Genus: 
Aureococcus
Species: 
anophagefferens
Authority: 
Hargraves & Sieburth in Sieburth, P.W.Johnson & Hargreaves 1988

Diagnosis

Solitary. Goldenbrown in color, and lacking a cell wall. Cells uninucleate with a single chloroplast and immersed pyrenoid; lacking flagella, stigma, or basal bodies.
Spherical or subspherical cells 1.5-2.0 pm, no known flagellar stage. Golgi body immersed in the cytoplasm, appressed to a concavity in the nuclear membrane. Exocellular polysaccharide-like material abundant. Cysts unknown. 

Etymology

The name of this organism means: golden yellow sphere causing the lack of feeding.

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Amphisolenia bidentata

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