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Cryptodifflugia horrida
Cryptodifflugia horrida, after Schönborn 1965

Cryptodifflugia horrida  Page, 1966
Difflugiella horrida Schönborn, 1965

Diagnosis: Shell small, with length only slightly exceeding width, almost cylindrical, with broad aperture occupying almost entire lower side of the shell, shell surface covered by rare sand grains.

Dimensions: Shell length 13–17 μm, shell width 12–15 μm, aperture diameter 8–11 μm.

Ecology and distribution: In thickets of Typha in waterbodies. Bulgaria, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Spitsbergen, Vietnam.

Reference: Bobrov, A., Mazei, Y., 2017. A review of testate amoeba genus Cryptodifflugia Penard, 1890 (Phryganellina: Cryptodifflugiidae) with a key to species. Zootaxa 4282 (2): 292–308.

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