Parmulina cyathus – from Penard, 1902

Parmulina cyathus Penard, 1902

Diagnosis: Test in lateral view hemispherical, compressed laterally, in oral view ovoid; slit-like pseudostome when folded. Test clear, flexible, chitinoid, opaque, attached debris. Pseudopods rare, bluntly lobate. Endoplasm granular. One vesicular nucleus.

Dimensions: Penard does not give any measurements. My measurements: c. 35 µm.

Ecology: dry mosses (on trees and roofs). Feeding: herbivorous.

Parmulina cyathus – dry moss on roof
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