Amoeboid of the month

 

Frenzelina

Darbyshirella is a genus of naked amoeboids of Order Gracilipodida. The cell above forms a network of flattened strings with about one hundred nuclei. The cell is more than 1 mm large. It penetrates filamental algae consuming their content. After feeding the cell splits up in smaller cells which encyst.

 

 

Phryganella acropodia

 

Hyalosphenia - Assulina - Arcella - Difflugia - Cyphoderia - Centropyxis - Nebela