world of amoeboid organisms

Campascus cyphoderiformis
Campascus cyphoderiformis – After Chardez et Gaspar, 1984

Campascus cyphoderiformis  Chardez et Gaspar, 1984

Diagnosis: Test very clear, hyaline, consisting of endogenous scales of 1.2 µm in diameter, contiguous, embedded in a hyaline or yellowish organic cement. The shape is bulbous with a curved neck, circular in cross-section, as well as the pseudostome. The edge of the pseudostome is cut off at a right angle with a small flange about 1.5 to 2 µm wide.

Dimensions: Length 45-47 µm, Diameter 24-25 µm, pseudostome 8-9 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater. Sediment. Ardennes, Belgium.

Recent posts

Pelomyxa video

Pelomyxa palustris Pelomyxa palustris, found below decaying leaves in the hollow of a beech Pelomyxa palustris, found below decaying leaves in the hollow of a

Read More »

Hoogenraadia galeata

H. galeata – from Stepanek, 1963 Hoogenraadia galeata  (Stepanek, 1963) n. comb. Gillardella galeata Stepanek, 1963 Diagnosis: Shell somewhat similar to the shell of Corythion dubium

Read More »

Arcella grospietschi

Arcella grospietschi, after Stepanek, 1963 Arcella grospietschi  Stepanek, 1963 Diagnosis: Shell disc-shaped, yellow-brown, in ventral view with a undulated border, with seven large and seven smaller

Read More »

Arcella oyei

Arcella oyei, after Stepanek, 1963 Arcella oyei  Stepanek, 1963 Diagnosis: In dorsal view, the shell is circular, with 10 apparent broken lobes on the surface. In

Read More »

Centropyxis halophila

C. halophila, after Bonnet, 1959 Centropyxis halophila Bonnet, 1959 Diagnosis: Shell with ovoid sole, extended by a rather strongly covering visor and not clearly separated

Read More »

Euglypha cuspidata

Euglypha cuspidata Euglypha cuspidata  Bonnet, 1959 Diagnosis: Shell small, very transparent, ovoid, in lateral view very elliptical, with sharp edges. Pseudostome small, elliptical, surrounded by a

Read More »