Cienkowski, 1867 (Page & Siemensma, 1991; Illustrated guide, 2000)
Similar genus -->> Hedriocystis;
Genus: Body fills porous siliceous envelope, a pseudopodium (axopodium) through each pore;
on a stalk (How to know the protozoa, 1979).
Organic capsule with polygonal pores; cell body near the capsule; colonial or single
(Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Clathrulina sp. (elegans ?),
cell body 28 μm diam., capsule 40 μm diam., on a stalk,
x 400, x 640, Higashi-hiroshima city, Hiroshima Pref., Japan, September 30, 1998 by Y. Tsukii
150 μm; x 400 :
94 μm; x 640
Clathrulina sp., x 400, x 640, November 1998, by Y. Tsukii
Starved cells ?; ingesting a food
Cell division ?
C. elegans Leidy: Filopodia in early stages later become axopodial after skeleton is formed;
on a stalk 150-200 μm tall; fresh water
(How to know the protozoa, 1979).
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