Microchlamys patella

Disk made by Gobiella in the cell wall of an algae

 

Genus Gobiella

 

Diagnosis:  vampyrellids which make holes in algal cells by removing a disk from the cell wall.

 

Microchlamys patella

Empty cells with holes and a disk which was left behind by Gobiella. It is remarkable that this was the only disk observed in the culture. It is not clear what happened with the other disks.