Darbyshirella terrestris Berney, Bass & Geisen, 2015
Diagnosis: Non-marine, with morphological characteristics of the genus. Usually above 600 um in length. Cell body often narrower than 2 um, more condensed parts up to 30 µm. Cysts with two clearly separate walls, spherical, oval or bean-shaped, varying between 10–40 µm in diameter.
Ecology: Mainly bacterivorous, but some cells may ingest small eukaryotes. Type location: high altitude (4149 m) meadow soil, Mila Mountain, Tibet.
Remarks: SSU rDNA sequence of the type strain: GenBank accession number KP864087.