Euglypha filifera
Euglypha filifera, 62 µm

 

 

Euglypha filifera Penard, 1890

 

Diagnosis: shell elongate oviform, slightly compressed, lateral margins and fundus with a few long spines, usually 6-10 in number, attached to the shell by small hemispherical nodules; aperture circular, bordered by usually eight finely dentated scales; body scales oval; nucleus large, with several nucleoli.

 

Dimensions: 55-70 µm

 

Ecology: Sphagnum and waterplants

 

Remarks: the spines can be solitary or arranged in tufts of 3 or 4.

 

Euglypha filifera
Euglypha filifera, 64 µm
Euglypha filifera
Euglypha filifera, 64 µm
Euglypha filifera
Euglypha filifera, 107 µm
Euglypha filifera
Euglypha filifera, 107 µm