The photomicrographs on this page show the what happened with a new cell after it had divided.
16:59:02 This is the situation when I saw these cells for the first time. The naked cell is the new cell, the so called SchwÃ¤rmer. It has a number of granulopodia which seems to bee in contact with those of the old cell.
17:00:57 The same situation in Phase Contrast.
17:08:15 The young cell retracts most of its granulopodia.
17:15:02 A short lobopodium indicates the place where the tube and inner septum is build. The new build shell is faintly visible.
Raphidocystidae Zlatogursky, 2018 Diagnosis: centrohelids with monolayered plate-scales covering cell surface. Plate-scales with a hollow inflected margin. Sometimes trumpet-shaped or tubular spine-scales present, forming an