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Difflugia guttula
Difflugia guttula, from Godeanu, 1972

Difflugia guttula  Godeanu, 1972

Diagnosis: Test pyriform, built of a mixture of mineral grains of different size; no distinct transition between the neck and the fundus. Pseudostome rounded.

Dimensions: Length 50-57 µm; width 40-48 µm; pseudostome 13-18 µm in diameter.

Ecology: Freshwater, river. Romania.

Reference: Godeanu, S., 1972. Espèces nouvelles de thecamoebiens (Protozoa, Rhizopoda, Arcellinida). Rev. Roum. Biol. (ser. Zool.). 17:227-236.

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