Arcella discoides
(a testate rhizopod)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesArcella discoides (a testate rhizopod)
GenusArcella (a genus of testate rhizopods)
FamilyARCELLIDAE (a family of testate amoebae)
OrderARCELLINIDA (an order of protozoans)
ClassTUBULINEA (a class of protozoans)
PhylumAMOEBOZOA (amoebae and cellular slime moulds)
SubkingdomSARCOMASTIGOTA (a subkingdom of protozoans)
KingdomPROTOZOA (protists, single-celled organisms)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Arcella discoides (a testate rhizopod) :
1: Arcella discoides (a testate rhizopod)
26 Aug 2007 OSGR: SD86 54° 10' N, 2° 10' W Vice County: Mid-west Yorks (VC 64) England

in plankton sample
Image 1: Top view - magnifiedImage 2: Underside view - magnifiedImage 3: Underside view - magnified (2)
2: Arcella discoides (a testate rhizopod)
1 Feb 1999 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: Mouth - close-upImage 2: Mouth - close-up (2)Image 3: Mouth - close-up (3)Image 4: Mouth - very close-upImage 5: Test - 3/4 viewImage 6: Test - 3/4 view (2)Image 7: Test - side viewImage 8: Test - side view (2)Image 9: Test - side view (3)Image 10: Test - side view - optical sectionImage 11: Test - top viewImage 12: Test - top view (2)

Arcella discoides (a testate rhizopod) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 0 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Arcella discoides (a testate rhizopod)
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