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Table 1 Summary data on the new species of Cavenderia described herein. C. aureostipes is included for comparison (in bold)

From: Five new species of dictyostelid social amoebae (Amoebozoa) from Thailand

Species Spores Sori Yellow Pigmentation Size Branches Agg Clusters Slime Base Migr Elevation (m)
Cavenderia aureostabilis M-L M Intense L 0 Radial None ++ Disk ++++ 1000
C. bhumiboliana L S Fades S 0–2 Mounds Few +++ Clavate-digitate + 2500
C. protodigitata S-M S Fades S 0–2 Mounds Few +++ Clavate-digitate + 2500
C. pseudoaureostipes M L Intense M-L > 20 PV Few + Digitate-round +++ 800
C. subdiscoidea M S-L Intense L 4–20 PV Few + Disk-round +++ 800
C . aureostipes M M Strong M > 20 PV Few + Round-irregular + 300
  1. Spores: M median (most common range: 5.5–7.5 × 2.5–3.5 μm), L large (most common range: 6.5–9 × 3–5 μm), S small (most common range: 4.5–5.5. × 2–3 μm). Sori: S small (most common range: 20–100 μm), M median (commonest range: 80–150 μm), L large (commonest range: 150–250 μm). Sorocarp Size: S small (commonest range: 0.2–3 mm), M median (commonest range: 3–5 mm), L large (most common range: 5–8 mm), Agg aggregation, PV Polysphondylium violaceum type. Slime: + = present, ++ = abundant, +++ = very abundant. Clusters: None = 0-to rarely 2–4 sorognens per mound, Few = frequently 2–5 sorogens per mound/pseudoplasmodium, Some = frequently 4–8 sorogens, Migr = pseudoplamodia migration: + = microns to few millimeters (mm) (0.2 to 2 (− 5) mm), +++ = 5–10 mm, ++++ = more than 10 mm