From Penard, 1909

Diplochlamys fragilis Penard, 1909

Diagnosis: Test hemispherical, round, greyish-yellow, bilayered; inner hyaline sac clearly visible, enclosing the cell with flexible aperture, outer layer consists of loosely arranged debris. Size 90 µm. Endoplasm granular, 30-40 vesicular nuclei, each c. 6 µm.

Ecology: herbivorous, mosses on trees, soil.

Remarks: see Penard (1909)

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