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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
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