Family: Solitary, gregarious, or colonial; most are aloricate, some form lorica; each zooid has its own, independently contractile myoneme in full length of stalk.
Genus: Solitary, but often gregarious; myoneme continuous within full length of stalk (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: Cell body 50-80 μm long (Kahl, 1930).
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78-93 x μm
peristome 65-93 μm
Similar Genus ->> Carchesium
Similar Species (cell length μm) -> V. margaritata var. chlorelligera (60)