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Cryptodifflugia patinata
Cryptodifflugia patinata , after Schönborn, 1965

Cryptodifflugia patinata   (Schönborn, 1965) Bobrov et Mazei, 2017

Diagnosis: Shell bowl-shaped, with width exceeding length, transparent. Shell surface slightly corrugated, with isolated xenosomes. Color yellowish-brown to brown. The aperture is circular.

Dimensions: Shell length 8.5–12.9 μm, shell width 11.5–14.0 μm, aperture diameter 7.0–11.0 μm.

Ecology and distribution: On Typha and Phragmites australis in lakes and bogs, in lake sediments. Germany, Poland.

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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