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Difflugia maxilabiosa
D. maxilabiosa – after Chardez, 1985

 
Difflugia maxilabiosa Chardez, 1985

Diagnosis: Test ovoid, elongated, posterior part more or less narrowed, without forming a point; pseudostome circular, truncated right with a very light collar without lobe, the edge does not turn outward; test covered with polymorphic mineral chips and small stony particles.

Dimensions: Height 350-363 μm, Diameter = 264-277 μm, Pseudostome = 145-151 μm.

Ecology: Sediment of lakes and ponds (Virelles, Hainaut, Belgium).

Remarks:

Chardez, D. (1985): Observations sur la Repartition des Thecamoebiens dans un Lac – Acta Protozool., 24:3-4,217-223.

 

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