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Dinobryon

Dinobryon often forms colonies of up to 50 champagne glass-shaped cells.

Genus: Dinobryon

Chrysophyceae

Dinobryon often forms colonies of up to 50 champagne glass-shaped cells. Dinobryon is mixotrophic, meaning it can photosynthesize and prey on bacteria. Dinobryon is usually found in Lake Erie late spring through mid-summer.