Limnogromia sinensis
Limnogromia sinensis

 

 

Genus Limnogromia Siemensma et al., 2017

 

Diagnosis: Test cylindrical, agglutinated, encrusted with a large number of small siliceous xenosomes. Test very flexible, extendible and pliable. Up to 200 ovular nuclei.

Type species: Limnogromia sinensis

Including:
Limnogromia saxicola (Penard, 1905)
Limnogromia nigricans (Penard, 1902)
Limnogromia linearis (Penard, 1902)

 

Ecology: Freshwater

 

Limnogromia sinensis
Somewhat compressed cell, thus showing some food particles: blue algae (green) and diatoms (yellow)