Paralieberkuehnia spec. with pronounced neck

 

 

Paralieberkuehnia spec.

 

Diagnosis: Shell spherical, with a distinct tubular neck which widens somewhat at the end where the pseudostome is surrounded by a slightly thickened rim. Shell hyaline, smooth, without xenosomes or other structures, yellowish; granulopodia branching, sometimes anastomosing, long, with slow streaming of cytoplasm; numerous granules, rather equal in diameter.

 

Dimensions:  13 µm in diameter (n = 2)

 

Ecology: freshwater; shallow pond, China.

 

Paralieberkuehnia spec. 13 µm