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A. brasiliensis – from Lahr et al., 2009

Arcella brasiliensis  Cunha, 1913

Diagnosis: Shell circular in apertural view, hemispherical in lateral view, with a distinct marginal rim. Dorsal surface provided with depressions, promoting an undulate aspect. Aperture circular, central, invaginated, delimited by a curled lip.

Dimensions: Shell diameter: c. 80 µm.

Ecology: Between aquatic mosses and on waterplants, South-America.

Arcella brasiliensis
Arcella brasiliensis – Photomicrograph Ralf Meisterfeld
Arcella brasiliensis
Arcella brasiliensis – Photomicrograph Ralf Meisterfeld
Arcella brasiliensis
Arcella brasiliensis – Photomicrograph Ralf Meisterfeld
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