Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Genus Euglypha Dujardin, 1841


Unidentified species recorded from eastern Australia and Tasmania.
Size: not recorded.




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, NT, Qld, SA: Flinders Lofty Block (FLB) ; NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Burt Plain (BRT), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mulga Lands (ML), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Wet Tropics (WT) ; NSW, Qld, Tas, Vic: Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), NSW North Coast (NNC), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC) ; NSW, Qld, Vic: Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP) ; NT, WA: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Kimberley (CK), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Dampierland (DL), Northern Kimberley (NK), Pine Creek (PCK), Victoria Bonaparte (VB)

Ecological Descriptors

Freshwater, moss, soil dweller.


General References

Decloitre, L. 1964. Thecamobiens de la XIIe Expedition Antarctique Française. Expeditions, Polaires Françaises (Missions Paul-Emile Victor) Vol. No. 259 47 pp.

Gracia, M.P. 1980. Thecamoebiens de l'ile de Tasmanie. Journal of Protozoology 27: 87A-88A

Kobayashi, T., Shiel, R.J., Gibbs, P. & Dixon, P.I. 1998. Freshwater zooplankton in the Hawkesbury-Nepean River. Hydrobiologia 377: 133-145

Kobayashi T., Gibbs P., Dixon P.I. & Shiel R.J. 1996. Grazing by a river zooplankton community: importance of microzooplankton. Marine and Freshwater Research 47: 1025-1036

Powling, I.J. 1980. Limnological features of some Victorian reservoirs. pp. 332-342 in Williams, W.D. (ed). An Ecological Basis for Water Resource Management. Canberra : Australian National University Press.

Seamer, D. & Croome, R. 2007. Observations of testate amoebae (Rhizopoda, Protozoa) from a Sphagnum bog in Jackeys Marsh, Northern Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 141: 197-201

Seamer, D.G. 1998. Freshwater Protozoa of Tasmania. A New Guide to the Identification of Tasmania's Freshwater Protozoa. Printing Authority of Tasmaina : WRA Unit Report 98/05. Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries 141 pp.

Shiel., R.J. & Griggs, J.A. 1998. Aquatic microfauna from Lake Catani and environs, Mount Buffalo National Park. Victorian Naturalist (Melbourne) 115: 226-230 pl. 4D

Walsh, R.J.G., Shiel, R.J. & Tyler, P.A. 2001. Reconnaissance limnology of Tasmania, VII. Coastal lagoons of Bass Strait islands, with reference to endemic microflora and microfauna. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 152: 489-510


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
19-Feb-2015 CERCOZOA Cavalier-Smith, 1998 12-Feb-2015 MODIFIED
19-Feb-2015 13-Jun-2012 MOVED
19-Feb-2015 19-Mar-2012 MOVED
05-Mar-2015 19-Mar-2012 MOVED
29-Sep-2011 29-Sep-2011 MODIFIED
09-Sep-2010 MODIFIED