Diplophrys

Diplophrys Barker, 1868 (ref. ID; 3693)

[ref. ID; 1618]
Test thin, spherical; two apertures, one at each pole; cytoplasm colorless; a single nucleus; several contractile vacuoles; filopodia radiating. (ref. ID; 1618)

  1. Diplophrys archeri Barker, 1868 (ref. ID; 3693) reported year? (ref. ID; 1618, 1923)

Diplophrys archeri Barker, 1868 (ref. ID; 3693) reported year? (ref. ID; 1618, 1923)

Descriptions

With one to three colored oil droplets; pseudopodia highly attenuate, radiating, straight or branched multiplication into two or four daughter individuals; solitary or in groups; on submerged plants in fresh water. (ref. ID; 1618)
The characteristic pseudopodia, which are long and branched, extend from opposite poles of the envelope. The protoplasm always encloses a large spherical globule, yellow or brown in color. Nucleus single. One or more contractile vacuoles. (ref. ID; 1923)

Measurements

Diameter 8-20 um. (ref. ID; 1618, 1923)