Strain number NIES-3767  
Phylum Amoebozoa  
Class Discosea  
Scientific name Vannella simplex Wohlfarth-Bottermann  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Varenvissers, Herselt, Belgium (2013-06-24)  
Latitude / Longitude 51.03194444 / 4.90077777 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond Water)  
History < Van Wichelen, Jeroen < Vanormelingen, Pieter  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Vanormelingen, Pieter (2013-10-07)  
Identified by Van Wichelen, Jeroen  
State of strain Subculture; Mixed (Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-3730 as food)  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  WC  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  1-3 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( KP719199 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics predator of water bloom–forming species ; Phagotrophic ; Planktonic ; Epiphytic ; Resting spore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : A6HEB  
Van Wichelen, J., D'hondt, S., Claeys, M., Vyverman, W., Berney, C., Bass, D., Vanormelingen, P. 2016 A hotspot of amoebae diversity: 8 new naked amoebae associated with the planktonic bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis. Acta Protozool., 55, 61-87.
Keywords: Naked amoebae; Microcystis; morphology; 18S rDNA; harmful algal blooms; grazing; Europe
Strain(s): 37223723372537263729373037663767 
DOI: 10.4467/16890027AP.16.007.4942

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