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Diplochlamys gruberi
D. gruberi, from Penard, 1909

Diplochlamys gruberi  Penard, 1909

Diagnosis: Test cup- shaped, often resembling a thimble. Test bi-layered; inner hyaline sac invisible, outer layer consists of a thick compact layer of brownish debris. Endoplasm granular, one vesicular nucleus, 13 µm.

Measurements: Penard (1909): Length usually 65 µm. My measurements: Length 87-95 µm; width 76-91 µm (n=3).

Ecology: Herbivorous. In dry mosses, on rocks and trees. France and Switzerland.

Remarks: see Penard (1909)

Diplochlamys gruberi
D. gruberi,  from dry moss on a rock in Normandy, France, 2019
Diplochlamys gruberi
D. gruberi, detail of the test. From dry moss on a rock in Normandy, France, 2019
Diplochlamys gruberi
D. gruberi, from dry moss on a rock in Normandy, France, 2019
Diplochlamys gruberi
D. gruberi, , empty test. From dry moss on a rock in Normandy, France, 2019
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