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Arcella peruviana
A. corona – after Van Oye, 1926

Arcella corona   Van Oye, 1926

Diagnosis: This species carries, at a certain distance from the mouth opening on the dome, a series of spines arranged in a circle. The mouth is retractable and at the top the shell is terminated in a hemispherical dome. Pseudostome slightly invaginated. The spines are slightly enlarged at their base.

Dimensions: Van Oye didn’t give any measurements.

Ecology: Freshwater; river Ruki near Eala, Congo (1923)

Literature: Van Oye, P., 1926. Six rhizopodes nouveaux du Congo Belge. Arch. Zool. Exp. et Gen. 65:3,64-74.

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