When: 2009-07-22

Collection location: Port Dover, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Eva Skific (Evica)

No specimen available


Proposed Names

78% (2)
Recognized by sight: Should be in Lacrymaria
Distinguished from L. lacrymabunda and L. velutina in having dark brown fibers which are usually erect, making it look spiky.
In contrast, L. lacrymabunda and L. velutina tend to have lighter orange brown fibrils which are usually appressed.
92% (2)
Recognized by sight: The position of this species in the genus Lacrymaria is strongly supported by protein coding gene elongation factor 1-alpha as well as morphology.
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