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    Actinosphaeridium spec.

    Actinosphaeridium spec. Actinosphaeridium spec. Diagnosis: Cell surrounded by a kind of membranous shell. Filopodia with granules, sometimes branching. Cell not stalked, at least not observed.

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    Euglyphidion

    Euglyphidion enigmaticum – after Bonnet, 1960 Genus Euglyphidion Bonnet, 196 Diagnosis: Shell hyaline, ovoid, pseudostome circular or slightly elliptical. Shell loosely covered with two types of

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    Leptomyxa spec.

    Leptomyxa sp., slowly retracting in response to the light of the microscope Leptomyxa sp. Diagnose: This is a very large amoeba which I found in

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    Zivkovicia spec.

    Zivkovicia spec., 200 µm long; the right image is viewed through the aperture Zivkovicia spec.  Diagnosis: Shell pyriform, circular in oral view, with a clear

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    Pontigulasia pentangulostoma

    P. pentangulostoma, after Quin et al., 2008 Pontigulasia pentangulostoma Quin et al., 2008 Diagnosis: Shell is brown, laterally uncompressed, parted to neck and body regions

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    Flabellula citata

    Flabellula citata, from Dykova et al., 2008 Flabellula citata Schaeffer, 1926 Diagnosis: Length in locomotion 15-75 µm; width 25-55 µm. Shape very variable, from a

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