Chlorotetraedron incus (Teiling) Komárek & Kovácik 1985

Division     Chlorophyta
Class     Chlorophyceae
Order     Sphaeropleales
Family    Neochloridaceae
Basionym     Tetraëdron regulare var. incus Teiling
SynonymTetraëdron incus (Teiling) G.M. Smith

    Cells tetragonal, flat or pyramidal with concave sides. Cells with angles slightly formed between short lobes with fairly long, slightly curved spine at the ends. Cells 15-20 μm in diameter and spines 7-8 μm in length. Biology: Freshwater alga prefers oligo-mesotrophic water bodies.