cf Pseudothecamoeba spec.

Pseudothecamoeba spec.

Diagnosis: Cells relatively slow moving and flattened, with a distinct hyaline cap; edges wrinkled. Cell without crystals. No longitudinal surface folds observed, no distinct uroid. Nucleus relatively large, ovoid, with a central granular nucleolus. Stationary specimens irregularly rounded or oblong.

Dimensions: up to 150 µm, nucleus c. 15 µm.

Ecology: Dry moss on tree. Gooilust, the Netherlands.


Amoeba with hyaline caps, nucleus with granulated nucleolus and ingested fungal spores.
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