CGC strain code:
Thick soil in an aviary with pigeons at Kasteellaan 21, Landegem, Belgium.
Collected by Paul De Ley in December, 1995.
Secernentea - Diplogasterida - Diplogasteroidea - Diplogasteridae
Xenic: "Wet plates": 3-5 drops of E. coli in 4 ml P-buffer (0.05M KH2PO4/K2HPO4
to pH 7.3) on 1% pure agar + 5 mg/ml cholesterol. Can also be kept on dry
plates but moves with much more difficulty and seems to reproduce more
slowly. Keep at 16-18C.
Freezing was not attempted.
Dead and gone.
Paul De Ley.
Autotokous. Swims actively and frenetically. Eats young juveniles of other
Last Updated: 27 March 1998