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Difflugia penardi
Difflugia penardi, after Hopkinson, 1909

Difflugia penardi  Hopkinson, 1909

Diagnosis: Test short, with a semi-circular dome and wider in proportion th the length than D. lacustris, which in some respects it resembles; tapering convexly downwards from the fundus to the truncated pseudostome, covered with small mineral grains or diatoms frustules. Pseudostome round.

Dimensions: Length 60-85 µm, width about 30 µm.

Ecology: phagnum, Great-Brittain.

Remarks: According to Hopkinson, it may be mistaken for D. bacillifera.

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