world of amoeboid organisms

Menu
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.
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 »