Centropyxis declivistoma
Centropyxis declivistoma, after Chardez, 1990

Centropyxis declivistoma Chardez, 1990

Diagnosis: Test ovoid, slightly compressed dorso-ventrally, especially in the anterior region, embedded with polymorph mineral platelets. Pseudostome oval, formed by a short visor which covers a small but very elongated and straight aperture. In lateral view, this pseudostome forms an angle of some degrees with the longitudinal axis. In apertural view, this aperture is a simple slit. One long lobopodium observed.

Dimensions: Length 150-154 µm; width 98-100 µm; thickness 70-76 µm; pseudostome 19-20 x 6.5-9.9 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater. Tirol, Germany.

Reference: Chardez, D., 1990. Contribution a la connaissance des Thecamoebiens aquatiques du Tirol allemande (Rhizopoda, Testacea). Acta Protozool., 29(2):152-156.


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