Eutrichodesmus sp.

Status

GB IUCN status: Not applicable (non-native)

Identification

Similar in appearence to, and found with, Cylindrodesmus hirsutus.  However, it is bright orange in life (but fades to white in alcohol) and has distinct paranota (bumps on the side of the body). The actual species has yet to be determined. Occurs inside heated glasshouses.

Tony Barber
Steve Gregory

Distribution and Habitat

Specimens were collected from Eden Project, Cornwall in 2009 and 2010.

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