Parachaos laureata (Penard, 1902)

 

 

Diagnosis: Amoebae usually monopodial, rarely polypodial. Length of monopodial form 500-800 µm, up to 1400 µm; nuclei 8-10 µm, spherical, sometimes more than 1000 in an amoeba. Small crystals, or with double pyramid shape, or flat.

 

Parachaos laureata

Parachaos laureata

drawing Ferry Siemensma (1987)