Difflugia vermiformis Snegovaya and Alekperov, 2005
Diagnosis: The shell is elongated, flattened and curved, with a blunt spine on the aboral end. Pseudostome ovoid and surrounded by a well-defined thin collar. Shell wall formed by transparent plates of variable size. The cytoplasm is colorless, without inclusions. There are 1-2 short lobopodia.
Dimensions: Length of shell 125-135 µm; width 75-85 µm; pseudostome diameter (25-35 µm.
Ecology: Freshwater. On aquatic plants in the shallow bays of the Kurakchay rivers.
Remarks: According to Snegovaya and Alekperov, 2005, this species clearly differs from all representatives of the Difflugia genus in shell shape.
Reference: Snegovaya, N. and Alekperov, I. (2005) Fauna of testate amoebae of western Azerbaijan Rivers. Protistology 4 (2), 149-183.