Shape Search (single cell)

Shapes are grouped according to common features. Scroll down to find the shape of the cell you are trying to identify, then click on the grouping.

Round or square with setae
Round or oval without spines or projections
Square or slightly elongate with spines or projections
Square, rectangular, or slightly elongate, without spines or projections
Rectangular with spines or projections
Rectangular, rounded or pointed, without spines or projections
Ovoid cells with lobes
Elongate, pointed or rounded
Ovoid cells with spines or projections
Armored, ovoid cells without spines or projections
Ovoid cells with rounded top and/or bottom, without spines
Ovoid cells with rounded top and/or bottom, with spines
Ovoid cells with prominent cingular and sulcal lists
Elongate oval, with or without flagella
Extremely elongate and straight
With two or more straight or curved horns or lobey projections
Oval or irregularly shaped with internal silica structure
Round, oval, or slipper-shaped, with or without flagella
Ovoid or elongate cells with cilia
Large ovoid cell with tentacle
Square or round (small centrics in both orientations)