Species found in “Freshwater” (2)

Reticulomyxa filosa

Order “"monothalamids"” > Family “Clade K” > Genus “Reticulomyxa

Original description Nauss, R., N, 1949, Bull.Torrey Bot.Club, 76, 161-173
Further reference Pawlowski, J., Holzmann, M., Berney, C., Fahrni, J., Gooday, A., J., Cedhagen, T., Habura, A., Bowser, S., S., 2003, PNAS, 100, 11494-11498 (533 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

Athalamid, multinucleate, freshwater foraminifera consisting of a dense, whitish network of granular reticulopodia.

Representative pictures

Reticulomyxa filosa Reticulomyxa filosa, cysts Reticulomyxa filosa Reticulomyxa filosa, close up of granuloreticulopodes Reticulomyxa filosa, nuclei staining
2 specimens