Tetradimorpha

Tetradimorpha Hsiung, 1927 (ref. ID; 4091)

[ref. ID; 1618]
Spherical with radiating axopodia; four flagella originate in a slightly depressed area; nucleus central; When disturbed, all axopodia turn away from the flagellated pole and are withdrawn into body, and the organism undergoes swimming movement; fresh water ponds. (ref. ID; 1618)

  1. Tetradimorpha radiata Hsiung, 1927 (ref. ID; 4091) reported year? (ref. ID; 1618)

Tetradimorpha radiata Hsiung, 1927 (ref. ID; 4091) reported year? (ref. ID; 1618)

Descriptions

This freshwater species of Tetradimorpha has a spherical body with four flagella and radiating axopods; it transforms into a pear-shaped cell the anteriorly has four flagella intercalated between four axopods and posteriorly has six to eight divergent axopods. (ref. ID; 4091)

Measurements

Body 27-38 um in diameter; axopodia 27-65 um long; flagella 38-57 um long. (ref. ID; 1618)