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Lobosea: Gymnamoebia: Amoebida: Tubulina: Hartmannellidae

Hartmannella sp.
Alexeieff, 1912, emend Page, 1974

Hartmannella Family: Body monopodial; pseudopods rare; locomotion by slight forward bulging; cysts common (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Genus: Body 6-9 times longer than broad; hyaline cap 1-2 times as long as broad (How to know the ptozoa, 1979). Hyaline cap usually present in locomotion; cysts uninucleate (Illustrated Guide, 1985).


Hartmannella sp. (vermiformis ?), locomotive 28 μm long, 5 μm wide, L/W = 5.6, nucleus 1.6 μmdiam., x 640, Japan, November 1998, by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Hartmannella Hartmannella Hartmannella

Hartmannella vermiformis Page, 1967: Locomotive, clavate, 12-30 μm long; L : W = 6 : 1; pseudopods rarely formed; uroid rare, temporary; ectoplasm clear, anterior; endoplasm granular; nucleus spherical, 2-4 μm; endosome 0.7-2 μm (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

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