From Penard, 1909



Genus Diplochlamys Greeff, 1888


Diagnosis: Test small, round, greyish-yellow, bilayered; inner hyaline sac enclosing the cell with flexible aperture, outer layer consists of loosely arranged debris. Size 40-60 µm. Pseudopodia clear, 10-20 µm, long, tapered, nearly pointed. Endoplasm granular, one vesicular nucleus.


Ecology: herbivorous, mosses on trees, soil.


Remarks: see Penard (1909)


Five species:

Diplochlamys leidy Greeff, 1888

Diplochlamys timida Penard, 1909

Diplochlamys fragilis Penard, 1909

Diplochlamys vestita Penard, 1909

Diplochlamys gruberi Penard, 1909



From Penard, 1909