Monographs Details: Dactylococcopsis arcuata N.L.Gardner
Authority: Gardner, Nathaniel L. 1927. New Myxophyceae from Porto Rico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 7: 1-144. pl. 1-23.
Description:Species Description - Cells 45-55 µ long, 1.4-1.8 µ diam., gently arcuate, free; wall very thin, contents homogeneous, yellowish green.
Distribution and Ecology - Growing among other Myxophyceae on the bark of a tree trunk, Caguas, no. 439 e, type.
The specimens of this species are very sparse, but seem unmistakably to be distinct, and apparently closely related to D. acicularis Lemmerm., from which it differs in being shorter, narrower, curved, and free from refringent granules.
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