A. brasiliensis - from Lahr et al., 2009

 

 

Arcella brasiliensis Cunha, 1913

 

Diagnosis: Shell circular in apertural view, hemispherical in lateral view, with a distinct marginal rim. Dorsal surface provided with depressions, promoting an undulate aspect. Aperture circular, central, invaginated, delimited by a curled lip.

 

Dimensions: shell diameter: c. 80 µm.

 

Ecology: between aquatic mosses and waterplants, South-America.

 

Arcella brasiliensis - Photomicrograph Ralf Meisterfeld
Arcella brasiliensis - Photomicrograph Ralf Meisterfeld
Arcella brasiliensis - Photomicrograph Ralf Meisterfeld