Arcella peruviana
A. apicata - after Schaudinn, 1898

 

Arcella apicata  Schaudinn, 1898

Syn.: A. amphora Van Oye, 1926

 

Diagnosis: Test ovoid terminating in a point and resembling a Greek amphora. 1-14 ovular nuclei.

 

Dimensions: diameter 52-76 µm; height 100-130 µm; pseudostome 20-30 µm (Schaudinn, 1898); diam. 160 µm; height 200 µm (Van Oye, 1926).

 

Ecology: East-Africa (Schaudinn), Congo (Van Oye)

 

Remarks: --

 

Literature:

 

Schaudinn, F., 1898. Rhizopoda Ost-Africa. Deutsch-Ost-Africa, IV, XVIII. Berlin.

Van Oye, P., 1926. Six rhizopodes nouveaux du Congo Belge. Arch. Zool. Exp. et Gen. 65:3,64-74.