Hyalosphenia insecta
Hyalosphenia insecta
Hyalosphenia insecta - Cerveno, Croatia

 

 

Hyalosphenia insecta Harnisch, 1938

 

Diagnosis: shell flask-shaped, resembling H. elegans, but with numerous small regular undulations; compressed, completely organic, transparent, colorless; two minute pores, one at each side, in the base of the neck; aperture usually with a thickened lip.

 

Dimensions: 68-84 µm

 

Ecology: among Sphagnum and other mosses.

 

Hyalosphenia insecta
Hyalosphenia insecta - Tirol, Austria
Hyalosphenia insecta
Hyalosphenia insecta, 84 µm - Tirol, Austria
Hyalosphenia elegans
Hyalosphenia elegans, (insecta?) 92 µm