Species of family “Clade CX” (2)

Shinkaiya lindsayi

Order “"monothalamids"” > Family “Clade CX” > Genus “Shinkaiya

Original description Lecroq, B., Gooday, A., J., Tsuchiya, M., Pawlowski, J., 2009, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 156, 455-464 (610 KB)
Further reference Pawlowski, J., Holzmann, M., Berney, C., Fahrni, J., Cedhagen, T., Bowser, S.,S., 2002, J. For. Res., 32, 334-343 (123 KB)

General description

Large xenophyophore, at least 8cm in diameter and 5cm high. Fragile more or less cylindrical test forming tightly-meshed reticulated structures composed of bar-shaped elements

Representative pictures

Shinkaiya lindsayi Shinkaiya lindsayi, microscopic view of fragment Shinkaiya lindsayi, microscopic view of fragment Shinkaiya lindsayi
1 specimen

Syringammina corbicula

Order “"monothalamids"” > Family “Clade CX” > Genus “Syringammina

Original description Richardson, S., L., 2001, J. For. Res., 31, 201-209
Further reference Pawlowski, J., Holzmann, M., Fahrni, J., Richardson, S., 2003, J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 50, 483-487 (75.9 KB)
Further reference Pawlowski, J., Holzmann, M., Berney, C., Fahrni, J., Cedhagen, T., Bowser, S.,S., 2002, J. For. Res., 32, 334-343 (123 KB)

General description

The species is characterized by its epibenthic habitat and the unique basket-like depressions that rim the periphery of its hemispherically-shaped test of anastomosing, agglutinated tubes.

Representative pictures

Syringammina corbicula Syringammina corbicula
1 specimen