Centritractus belonophorus (Schmidle) Lemmermann 1900

Division     Ochrophyta
Class     Xanthophyceae
Order     Mischococcales
Family    Centritractaceae
Basionym     Schroederia belonophora Schmidle

    Unicellular, elongated cylindrical, straight or slightly curved, both ends with long spine, spines unequal in length and slightly curved. Cell measures 60-120 μm in length and 8-15 μm in breadth, spines 45-55 μm in length. Cell shows several plate-like chloroplasts without pyrenoid.