Messemvriella filosa, after Golemansky, 1973



Genus Messemvriella Golemansky, 1973


Diagnosis: Shape resembles Corythionella, but circular in transverse section, with circular, regularly overlapping siliceous scales. Apertural funnel less developed than in Corythionella. Typical ovular nucleus. Few thin filopodia.

Type species: Messemvriella filosa Golemansky, 1973


Ecology: Marine, littoral sands, bacterivorous and algivorous.


Remarks: This genus differs from Pseudocorythion by the lack of a caudal horn. 



Messemvriella chardezi, after Sudzuki, 1979