Cosmarium jugatum Coesel 2007

Division     Charophyta
Class     Zygnematophyceae
Order     Desmidiales
Family    Desmidiaceae

    Cells very small size and cells as long as broad measures 8–11 µm in length and 7–9 µm in breadth. Cells shallowly constricted at the center, sinus widely open and isthmus 4–5 µm. Semicells oval to cuneate with retuse apex and cell wall smooth; semicell oval in vertical view.


Thalli collected as plankton and it prefers mesotrophic water bodies.

Distribution in India

Tamil Nadu.