Play: Netrium is considered an AUXOTROPH.
Fact: Netrium is an algae of the desmid family.
Play: Hyalotheca is considered an AUXOTROPH.
Fact: Hyalotheca are a genus of filamentous green algae.
In taxonomy, Hyalotheca is a genus of algae, specifically of the Desmidiaceae. (From: Wikipedia, July 2015) read more
Play: Cosmarium is considered an AUXOTROPH
Fact: Desmids tend to assume highly symmetrical and attractive shapes.
In taxonomy, Cosmarium is a genus of algae, specifically of the Desmidiaceae. In this complex genus the cells are very variable. All are constricted in the middle. (From:Wikipedia, July 2015) read more
Play: Micrasterias is considered an AUXOTROPH
Fact: Micraserias is a type of green algae, and always has shapes that exhibit bilaterial symmetry.
Micrasterias is a unicellular green alga of the Desmidiales order. Micrasterias, commonly known as green alga, is a eukaryotic, unicellular organism, and species vary in size reaching up to hundreds of microns. Micrasterias displays a bilateral symmetry, with two mirror image semi-cells joined by a narrow isthmus containing the nucleus of the organism. This dual […] read more