world of amoeboid organisms

Menu
Nebela flabellum
Nebela flabellum
Nebela flabellulum, 85 and 77 µm high – British Columbia, sample: Thierry Heger

 

Nebela flabellulum (Leidy, 1974)

Diagnosis: Shell colorless, circular or ovoid, usually broader than long, with a short neck, and a small lateral pore on each side; shell laterally compressed, in cross section oval, and composed mainly of oval or circular shell plates, smaller shell plates or beads of cement are often seen between the larger shell plates; aperture oval and surrounded by a collar of organic cement.

Dimensions: Length (= height) 68-96; breadth 89-100 µm.

Ecology: Sphagnum swamps.

Remarks: This species can be distinguished from N. collaris and N. tincta which it closely resembles, by being wider in size than it is long.

Nebela flabellulum
Nebela flabellulum
Nebela flabellulum, 95 and 85 µm high, Ecuador
Nebela flabellulum
Nebela flabellulum
Nebela flabellulum – British Columbia, sample: Thierry Heger

     

Recent posts

Sphenoderia compressa

Sphenoderia compressa, after Badewitz, 2002 Sphenoderia compressa Badewitz, 2002 Diagnosis: Test ovoid, oval in cross section, hyaline, covered with relatively small, oval, rather irregularly arranged

Read More »

Tracheleuglypha elongata

T. elongata, A-C after Thomas and Gauthier-Lièvre, 1959; D after Van Oye, 1959 Tracheleuglypha elongata Van Oye, 1959 Diagnosis: Test similar to T. dentata, but

Read More »

Tracheleuglypha acolla

T. acolla, after Bonnet and Thomas, 1960 Tracheleuglypha acolla Bonnet and Thomas, 1955 Diagnosis: Test ovoid, non compressed, round in cross-section, with large oval overlapping

Read More »

Cyclopyxis kahli oblonga

C. kahli f. oblonga , after Tarnogradskii, 1959 Cyclopyxis kahli f. oblonga  (Tarnogradskii, 1959) Centropyxis kahli f. oblonga Tarnogradskii, 1959 Diagnosis:  Test with all the

Read More »

Cyclopyxis leclercqi

Cyclopyxis leclercqi – from Beyens and Chardez, 1986 Cyclopyxis leclercqi Beyens and Chardez, 1986 Diagnosis: Shell circular in apertural view, dorso-ventrally compressed with a swollen

Read More »

Haplomyxa saranae

Haplomyxa saranae Dellinger, 2014 Diagnosis: cell body from small rounded (0.1 mm) to large elongated shape (up to 3.5 x 0.3 mm), usually flat but

Read More »