cochliopodium granulatum
Cochliopodium granulatum

Cochliopodium granulatum Penard, 1890

Diagnosis:

ochliopodium granulatum
There is a large number of vacuoles present , all surronded by ovoid granules.
ochliopodium granulatum
Ditch, Montfoort, the Netherlands
ochliopodium granulatum
The brown color is the large hump of protoplasm, filled with food, on top of the amoeba and here out of focus
ochliopodium granulatum
When the amoeba comes into the light beam of the microscope, it discharges its digested food particles within some minutes. This typical phenomenon can also be observed in other Cochliopodium species.
ochliopodium granulatum
ochliopodium granulatum
Detail, scales and vacuoles
ochliopodium granulatum
Pseudopodium with axial structure (arrowed)
ochliopodium granulatum
This specimen shows large vacuoles
Cochliopodium granulatum
Cochliopodium granulatum, with a high dome of cytoplasm with attached debris
Detail of edge with scales
Cochliopodium granulatum
Cochliopodium granulatum
In phase contrast the shape of the micro scales is visible – Leitz, 100X oil; th arrow indicates a broad micro scale
Cochliopodium granulatum
Drawing: Penard, 1902
Large granular hump, with enlargement showing the scales
Cochliopodium granulatum
Cochliopodium granulatum
Cochliopodium granulatum
Cochliopodium granulatum, with many vacuoles – river Weser, Germany
Cochliopodium granulatum
Cochliopodium granulatum
Cochliopodium granulatum
Cochliopodium granulatum, stacked image, engulfing a large diatom.
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