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Arcella apicata
A. apicata – after Schaudinn, 1898

Arcella apicata   Schaudinn, 1898
Syn.: A. amphora Van Oye, 1926

Diagnosis: Test ovoid terminating in a point and resembling a Greek amphora. 1-14 ovular nuclei.

Dimensions: Diameter 52-76 µm; height 100-130 µm; pseudostome 20-30 µm (Schaudinn, 1898); diam. 160 µm; height 200 µm (Van Oye, 1926).

Ecology: Freshwater; East-Africa (Schaudinn), Congo (Van Oye)

Literature: Schaudinn, F., 1898. Rhizopoda Ost-Africa. Deutsch-Ost-Africa, IV, XVIII. Berlin.
Van Oye, P., 1926. Six rhizopodes nouveaux du Congo Belge. Arch. Zool. Exp. et Gen. 65:3,64-74.

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