Assulina spec. 168 µm long, Tirol, Austria


Assulina spec.

This is a huge Assulina. It was found in Sphagnum in Tirol. It could be a giant form of A. seminulum, as supposed by Cash et al (1915), who have noticed one shell with a length of 150 µm.

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