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).
65 x 42 μm
65 x 45 μm
Similar Genus ->> Carchesium
Similar Species (cell length μm) -> V. convallaria; V. similis (60, 70); V. limnetis (60); V. smaragdina (65); V. floridensis (85);