Arcella peruviana
A. corona - after Van Oye, 1926

 

Arcella corona  Van Oye, 1926

 

Diagnosis: This species carries, at a certain distance from the mouth opening on the dome, a series of spines arranged in a circle. The mouth is retractable and at the top the shell is terminated in a hemispherical dome. Pseudostome slightly invaginated. The spines are slightly enlarged at their base.

 

Dimensions: Van Oye didn't give any measurements.

 

Ecology: River Ruki near Eala, Congo (1923)

 

Remarks: --

 

Literature:

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