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Vexillifera bacillipedes – from Page, 1969
1-4 Living locomotive forms; 5-7 Floating forms; 8 Interphase nuclei, Kernechtrot; 9-10 Division stages.

Vexillifera bacillipedes Page, 1969

Diagnosis: Outline of locomotive form frequently triangular, broad anteriorly; 0-6, rarely more, long linear subpseudopodia, extending up to 7 µm or more beyond anterior edge of amoeba; nucleus 1.5 – 4.0 µm; indistinct cylindrical surface structures, approximately to 10 nm above plasma membrane, diameter 10 nm.

Dimensions: Length excluding subpseudopodia 8-24 µm (mean 13 µm).

Ecology: Freshwater.

Vexillifera bacillipedes
Vexillifera bacillipedes
Vexillifera bacillipedes
Vexillifera bacillipedes
Vexillifera bacillipedes
Vexillifera bacillipedes
Vexillifera bacillipedes
The same specimen, changing within a minute – Den Treek, Amersfoort
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