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Thecamoeba quadrilineata
Thecamoeba quadrilineata
Euglypha ciliata, circular aperture, tree moss, Germany

Euglypha ciliata  (Ehrenberg, 1848)
  
Diagnosis: Test oviform, compressed, in cross-section elliptical; aperture circular, bordered by dentated scales; body-scales oval. Nucleus ovular, large with small nucleoli scattered throughout the nucleoplasm. Plasma and filopodia normal.

Dimensions: Literature: 60-100 µm.

Ecology: Sphagnum and other mosses, also in sediments and between waterplants.

Remarks: A variable species.
  

Thecamoeba quadrilineata
Thecamoeba quadrilineata
Euglypha ciliata, moss on soil, the Netherlands
Thecamoeba quadrilineata
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