Monographs Details: Aphanocapsa intertexta N.L.Gardner
Authority: Gardner, Nathaniel L. 1927. New Myxophyceae from Porto Rico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 7: 1-144. pl. 1-23.
Family:Merismopediaceae
Description:Species Description - Cells spherical, 2.4-2.6 µ diam., forming spherical colonies when young, more or less irregular in form and later coalescing to a considerable extent, not forming a definite stratum alone; pale aeruginous; entangled within the meshes of other small filamentous Myxophyceae or forming a thin stratum on large filamentous Myxophyceae.

Distribution and Ecology - Growing in association with several other species of Myxophyceae, especially filamentous forms, on rocks in Arroyo de los Corchos, no. 1718, type; on the filaments of Stigonema scytonematonematoides on red-colored earth by a road north of Maricao, no. 1250 a; west of Humacao, no. 573 b.

Discussion:

PLATE 1, FIGURE 7