Parmulina cyathus - from Penard, 1902

 

 

Parmulina cyathus Penard, 1902

 

Diagnosis: Test in lateral view hemispherical, compressed laterally, in oral view ovoid; slit-like pseudostome when folded. Test clear, flexible, chitinoid, opaque, attached debris. Pseudopods rare, bluntly lobate. Endoplasm granular. One vesicular nucleus.

 

Dimensions: Penard does not give any measurements. My measurements: c. 35 µm.

 

Ecology: dry mosses (on trees and roofs). Feeding: herbivorous.

 

Parmulina cyathus - dry moss on roof