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Ostreococcus tauri

caption 1995 Ostreococcus tauri Courties & Chrétiennot-Dinet
Smallest known picoeucaryote (length 0.8-11 µm, width 0.5-0.7 µm). Spherical or ovoid prasinophyte, with one nucleus, one oblong chloroplast with starch grain in the centre but no pyrenoid, one mitochondrion and one Golgi body. No flagella and no body scales.
author D. Vaulot
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