Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata, Ecuador (l) and the Netherlands (r)

 

 

Genus Tracheleuglypha Deflandre, 1928

 

Diagnosis: test clear, elliptical, round in cross-section; with circular, overlapping scales; no spines ans no dentate apertural plates. Pseudostome circular, with short, sometimes dentate, organic collar, which is produced during fission to hold the opposed tests together. Nucleus ovular.

 

Ecology: herbivorous. Mosses, soil and aquatic vegetation.

 

 

Tracheleuglypha dentata (Vejdovsky, 1882)

 

Diagnosis: test clear, elliptical, round in cross-section; with circular, overlapping scales; no spines ans no dentate apertural plates. Pseudostome circular, with short, sometimes dentate, organic collar, which is produced during fission to hold the opposed tests together. Nucleus ovular.

 

Ecology: herbivorous. Mosses, soil and aquatic vegetation.

 

Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata, plate scales
Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata, 49 µm