Platyamoeba sp.(2) (new species)

Platyamoeba sp.(2) 1: locomotive; 2-4: cell, changing the direction of movement
Scale bar: 20 mkm

  • Locomotive form flattened, elongate. Small bulbous uroid common. No ridges. Length in locomotion about 10 mkm, breadth about 2 mkm, L/B about 5.0
  • Single rounded vesicular nucleus, very difficult for observation, about 1 mkm in diameter. The nucleus is never situated at the border between the granuloplasm and the hyaloplasm. One contractile vacuole. No cytoplasmic cristals. Granuloplasm seems to be black with use of phase contrast. No cysts known.

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