Cochliopodium

Cochliopodium Hertwig & Lesser, 1874 (ref. ID; 3693)

[ref. ID; 1618]
Test thin, flexible, expansible and contractile; with or without extremely fine hair-like processes; pseudopodia blunt or pointed, but not acicular. (ref. ID; 1618)

[ref. ID; 1923]
Shell without a definite aperture. Commonly dome-shaped, but exceedingly flexible and changeable. (ref. ID; 1923)

  1. Cochliopodium actinophora (Auerbach) Penard, 1902 (ref. ID; 3693 redescribed paper)
    Syn; Amoeba actinophora Auerbach (ref. ID; 3693)
  2. Cochliopodium bilimbosum Auerbach, 1856 (ref. ID; 1316) reported year? (ref. ID; 1618, 1923) or (Auerbach) Leidy (ref. ID; 2445) or (Auerbach) Penard, 1902 (ref. ID; 3693 redescribed paper)
    Syn; Amoeba bilimbosa Auerbach, 1856 (ref. ID; 1316) reported year? (ref. ID; 3693); Amoeba zonalis Leidy, 1874 (ref. ID; 1316) reported year? (ref. ID; 3693); Cochliopodium bilimbosum Leidy (ref. ID; 3693); Cochliopodium pellucidum Hertwig & Lesser (ref. ID; 3693)
  3. Cochliopodium bilimbosum Leidy
    See; Cochliopodium bilimbosum (Auerbach) Penard (ref. ID; 3693)
  4. Cochliopodium cranulatum Penard (ref. ID; 3491)
  5. Cochliopodium digitatum (Greeff) Calkins (ref. ID; 2445)
  6. Cochliopodium digitatum (Greeff) Penard, 1902 (ref. ID; 3693 redescribed paper)
    Syn; Amphizonella digitata Greeff (ref. ID; 3693)
  7. Cochliopodium echinatum Korotneef, 1879 (ref. ID; 2066, 2445) or Korotneeff (ref. ID; 3693)
  8. Cochliopodium erinaceum Penard, 1902 (ref. ID; 3693 original paper, 4860) reported year? (ref. ID; 2445, 5624)
  9. Cochliopodium granulatum Penard, 1890 (ref. ID; 3693) reported year? (ref. ID; 2240, 2445, 6675)
  10. Cochliopodium obscurum Penard, 1890 (ref. ID; 3693) reported year? (ref. ID; 2240)
  11. Cochliopodium opalinum Penard (ref. ID; 3497)
  12. Cochliopodium pellucidum Hertwig & Lesser
    See; Cochliopodium bilimbosum (ref. ID; 3693)
  13. Cochliopodium pilosum Hertwig & Lesser
    See; Cochliopodium vestitum Archer (ref. ID; 3693)
  14. Cochliopodium vestitum Archer (ref. ID; 2445, 3693)
    Syn; Amphizonella vestita Archer, 1871 (ref. ID; 3693); Cochliopodium pilosum Hertwig & Lesser (ref. ID; 3693); Cochliopodium vestitum Archer, 1877 (ref. ID; 3693)

Cochliopodium bilimbosum Auerbach, 1856 (ref. ID; 1316) reported year? (ref. ID; 1618, 1923), (Auerbach) Leidy (ref. ID; 2445) or (Auerbach) Penard, 1902 (ref. ID; 3693 redescribed paper)

Synonym

Amoeba bilimbosa Auerbach, 1856 (ref. ID; 1316) reported year? (ref. ID; 3693); Amoeba zoznalis Leidy, 1874 (ref. ID; 1316) reported year? (ref. ID; 3693); Cochliopodium bilimbosum Leidy (ref. ID; 3693); Cochliopodium pellucidum Hertwig & Lesser (ref. ID; 3693)

Descriptions

Test hemispherical; pseudopodia conical with pointed ends; fresh water among algae. (ref. ID; 1618)
Membranous covering punctuated, capable of great expansion. Pseudopods pointed. One nucleus. One or 2 contractile vacuoles. Common among algae. (ref. ID; 1923)

Measurements

Test 24-56 um in diameter. (ref. ID; 1618)
Diameter 30-60 um. (ref. ID; 1923)

Cochliopodium erinaceum Penard, 1902 (ref. ID; 3693 original paper, 4860) reported year? (ref. ID; 2445, 5624)

Descriptions

Species with hemispherical shell which is composed only of pseudochitinous matter. Shell shapeable with triangular corns (on the apical part of the shell), translucent, green-yellow. Aperture round, large. This species lives in water and in very moist mosses and soil. (ref. ID; 4860)

Measurements

Diameter of the shell 19-24 (21.5+/-2.5), height of the shell 25-32 (28.5+/-3.5), aperture of the shell 13-21 (17+/-4), length of triangular corns 3-9 (6+/-3) um (n=8). (ref. ID; 4860)

Cochliopodium opalinum Penard (ref. ID; 3497, 5624)

Descriptions

The form has a round transparent test with small protuberances developing around an aperture. Contractile vacuoles are usually observed. (ref. ID; 3497)

Comments

Marine specimens are generally small in comparison with fresh water ones. (ref. ID; 3497)

Measurements

Diameter of a test 17-30 um; diameter of a cell 12-20 um. (ref. ID; 3497)