world of amoeboid organisms

Menu
Awerintzewia levis
Awerintzewia levis, from Dekhtyar, 1994

Awerintzewia levis  Dekhtyar, 1994

Diagnosis: Test ovoid, but slightly compressed; pseudostome relatively small, broad elliptical with regular edge without lateral incision. Test covered with irregular flat mineral foreign plates, embedded in organic cement like roof tiles. Plates are larger towards the fundus.

Dimensions: Length 168-192 µm; width 120-129 µm; pseudostomal diameter 48 µm.

Ecology: Sphagnum in a spring. Russia.

Remarks: This species resembles a Schwabia species, but those species are much smaller. Dehktyar does not give any description of the pseudopodia.

Recent posts

Cyclopyxis arenata

Cyclopyxis arenata – after Boltovskoy and Lena, 1966 Cyclopyxis arenata (Cushman, 1930) Boltovskoy, 1956 Basionym: Pseudarcella arenata Cushman, 1930 Diagnosis: Hemispherical shell. Convex dorsal side,

Read More »

Cyclopyxis overview 2

C. impressa C. impressa C. stellata C. stellata C. crucistoma C. crucistoma C. crucigenia C. crucigenia C. grospietschi C. grospietschi C. triquestrus C. triquestrus C.

Read More »

Cyclopyxis profundistoma

Cyclopyxis profundistoma – from Kufferath, 1932 Cyclopyxis profundistoma Kufferath, 1932 Diagnosis: The yellowish grey colored test is made of coarser mineral particles, which are connected

Read More »

Cyclopyxis maynei

Cyclopyxis maynei – from Kufferath, 1932 Cyclopyxis maynei Kufferath, 1932 Diagnosis: Test cylindrical, characterized by the size of the aperture, which is 87-97 μm wide

Read More »

Cyclopyxis kahli obliqua

C. kahli var. obliqua , after Decloitre, 1978 Cyclopyxis kahli var. obliqua   Decloitre, 1978 Diagnosis:  Test with all the characteristics of the type species

Read More »