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Campascus triqueter
Campascus triqueter – After Penard, 1899 and 1891

Campascus triqueter  Penard, 1899

Diagnosis: Test brownish or yellowish, build of organic material embedded with a large number of small granules and platelets; test resembles that of a Cyphoderia species, with a short neck; aperture surrounded by an hyaline colorless collar. In cross-section, the test is a rounded triangle, but never ornamented with spines or horns. Plasm, contractile vacuoles, filipodia and nucleus comparable with those in Cyphoderia.

Dimensions: Length commonly 90 µm, width about 30-40 µm.

Ecology: Penard collected this species around Geneva and mostly at a depth of 30-45 m.

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