Hedriocystis

Hedriocystis Hertwig & Lesser, 1874 (ref. ID; 3691)

[ref. ID; 1618]
Envelope spherical, openings minute, surrounded by polyhedral facets or ridges; with stalk; solitary or colonial; fresh water. (ref. ID; 1618)

  1. Hedriocystis pellucida Hertwig & Lesser, 1874 (ref. ID; 3541, 3691) reported author and year? (ref. ID; 7749)
  2. Hedriocystis reticulata Penard, 1904 (ref. ID; 3541, 3691 original paper) reported year? (ref. ID; 1618)
  3. Hedriocystis spinifera Brown, 1918 (ref. ID; 3541)

Hedriocystis pellucida Hertwig & Lesser, 1874 (ref. ID; 3541, 3691) reported author and year? (ref. ID; 7749)

Descriptions

Ultrastructure. (ref. ID; 7749)

Hedriocystis reticulata Penard, 1904 (ref. ID; 3541, 3691 original paper) reported year? (ref. ID; 1618)

Descriptions

Envelope colorless or pale yellow, facets regularly polygonal with raised borders; stalk solid, nucleus central; one contractile vacuole; each pseudopodium arises from a pore located in the center of a facet; solitary; in marshy pools. (ref. ID; 1618)

Measurements

Capsule about 25 um in diameter; body about 12 um in diameter; stalk about 70 by 1.5 um. (ref. ID; 1618)