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The World of Protozoa, Rotifera, Nematoda and Oligochaeta


Hyalobryon Lauterborn (ref. ID; 1618)

[ref. ID; 1618]
Solitary or colonial; individual body structure similar to that of Dinobryon; lorica in some cases tubular, and those of young individuals are attached to the exteri- or of parent test; fresh water. (ref. ID; 1618)

[ref. ID; 3490]
The cells having a hyaline campanulate lorica with several growth rings are solitary or made up arboreal colonies and free or epiphytic upon other algae. The lorica of the forms of the genus differs from that of the allied genus, Dinobryon, in being more delicate and having characteristic growth rings. (ref. ID; 3490)
  1. Hyalobryon borgei Lemmermann? (ref. ID; 3490)
  2. Hyalobryon ramosum Lauterborn (ref. ID; 1618)

Hyalobryon borgei Lemmermann? (ref. ID; 3490)


The lorica is funnel-shaped, consisting of a widely flaring collar a cylindrical median part provided with a few growth ring (2 or 3) and a tapering slender pedicel. (ref. ID; 3490)


The examined specimens were 60-70 um in length and 30-38 um in oral diameter. (ref. ID; 3490)

Hyalobryon ramosum Lauterborn (ref. ID; 1618)


On vegetation in standing fresh water. (ref. ID; 1618)


Lorica 50-70 um long by 5-9 um in diameter; body up to 30 by 5 um. (ref. ID; 1618)