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Gobiella – trophozoit

Gobiella borealis Cienkowski, 1881

This is a large species which makes holes in algal cells by removing a disk of cell wall material. This is quite different from the destruction of cell walls by Vampyrella lateritia.

Gobiella
Vampyrella lateritia
A very large cyst, 800 µm long!
Vampyrella lateritia
The arrow points to a disk in an empty cyst, that was removed from the cell wall, when the cell was opened by the vampyrellid
Vampyrella lateritia
A very long stretched Gobiella, ca. 300 µm long
Vampyrella lateritia
Gobiella, empty cyst with the disk that was removed from the cell wall
Vampyrella lateritia
Gobiella, cyst
Vampyrella lateritia
Gobiella, holes made in the cell wall
Vampyrella lateritia
Gobiella, leaving the cyst
Vampyrella lateritia
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