Microworld

world of amoeboid organisms

Menu
Raineriophrys erinaceoides
Raineriophrys erinaceoides, with typical spines – Photomicrograph Franz Köstlbacher, Austria

Raineriophrys erinaceoides  (Petersen & Hansen, 1960) Mikrjukov, 2001

Diagnosis: Centrohelea with a periplast of internal tangential plate scales and external radial scales. The radial scales have a shaft with two lateral wings extending along it, and a basal wing oriented perpendicular to the lateral ones.

Ecology: Euryhaline, in fresh and brackish waters of Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia, Estonia, India, Sri-Lanka, Nigeria, Canada, Chile, Island of Dominica in the Caribbean Sea, Australia, in the Gulf of the Baltic Sea and the White Sea.

Raineriophrys erinaceoides
Raineriophrys erinaceoides, with typical spines – Photomicrograph Franz Köstlbacher, Austria
Raineriophrys erinaceoides
Raineriophrys erinaceoidesDiepveen
Recent posts

Penardochlamys arcelloides

P. arcelloides – from Penard, 1904 Penardochlamys arcelloides  (Penard, 1904) Deflandre, 1953 Diagnosis: Colorless or very slightly yellowish envelope, bag or cauldron-shaped, very thin, chitinous,

Read More »

Reticulomyxa hannae

R. hannae, plasmodium – photomicrograph Steffen Clauss Reticulomyxa hannae Völcker and Clauß, 2020 Diagnosis: Trophozoites surrounded by a very thin mucous envelope, with slowly moving plasmodia, variable

Read More »

Velamentofex saxonensis

V. saxonensis, feeding (photomicrograph Steffen Clauss) Velamentofex saxonensis Völcker and Clauß, 2020 Diagnosis: Trophozoites ovoid, 30-95 μm, granuloreticulopodia up to 1000 μm long. with a hyaline, thin

Read More »

Velamentofex tyrolensis

V. tyrolensis (photomicrograph Steffen Clauss) Velamentofex tyrolensis Völcker and Clauß, 2020 Diagnosis: Trophozoites ovoid, 98-125 μm, with reticulopodia up to 300 μm long, with a hyaline,

Read More »

Velamentofex berolinensis

V. berolinensis Velamentofex berolinensis Völcker and Clauß, 2020 Diagnosis: Trophozoites ovoid, 50-300 µm, with a hyaline, extremely flexible, membranous test. Nuclei numerous, 11.6-16.2 µm in diameter,

Read More »

Lieberkuehniidae

 Lieberkuehniidae  Siemensma, Holzmann, Apothéloz-Perret-Gentil, Clauß, Voelcker, Bettighofer, Khanipour Roshan, Walden, Dumack and Pawlowski, 2020 Diagnosis: Multinucleate organic-walled monothalamous foraminifera. Test very flexible, elongated to broadly

Read More »