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Cryptodifflugia valida
Cryptodifflugia valida, after Playfair, 1917

Cryptodifflugia valida  Playfair, 1917

Diagnosis: Shell large, ovoid, circular in transverse section; lateral sides gradually converging towards an aperture; aperture circular and rather broad, there is a well developed thickening around an aperture.

Dimensions: Shell length 55 μm, shell width 40 μm, aperture diameter 15 μm.

Ecology and distribution: Freshwater ponds, bogs. Australia, Chile.

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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