Leptomyxa

Leptomyxa sp., slowly retracting in respons to the light of the microscope

 

 

Leptomyxa sp.

 

Diagnose: Slowly moving amoebae spreading out their pseudopodia in all directions, but usually fan shaped. One nucleus observed. Length in locomotion 100–200 µm.

 

Ecology: Dry moss on a tree in the Sierra Maestra, Cuba, 2018. The moss was rinsed in demineralized

 

Remarks: I have found only one specimen in a wet mount with material from dry moss.

 

Leptomyxa

Leptomyxa sp., fan shaped

Leptomyxa

Leptomyxa sp., spreading out some pseudopodia fan shaped

Leptomyxa

Leptomyxa sp., some minutes later as above

Leptomyxa

Leptomyxa sp.