Nebela aliciae
Nebela aliciae
Nebela tincta f. galeata, 144 and 142 µm, Haaksbergen

 

Nebela tincta f. galeata Jung, 1936

Diagnosis: The test is wide pyriform, with a lateral keel about 5 µm wide, laterally compressed, with a small lateral pore on each side. The test is composed of small oval particles likely obtained from preys (i.e. euglyphid testate amoebae). The aperture is oval, linear.

Dimensions: Length: 140-150 µm. My measurements: 130-146 µm long.

Ecology: Dry mosses, Haaksbergen.

Remarks: This species resembles Nebela aliciae, which is smaller. It is well possible that shells in other populations have larger or smaller dimensions.

Nebela tincta f galeata
Nebela tincta f galeata
Nebela tincta f. galeata, 146 and 143 µm, Haaksbergen
Nebela aliciae
 
in Sphagnum in oligotrophic stream, Wolfheze, the Netherlands

     

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