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Euglypha filifera
Euglypha filifera, 62 µm

Euglypha filifera Penard, 1890

Diagnosis: shell elongate oviform, slightly compressed, lateral margins and fundus with a few long spines, usually 6-10 in number, attached to the shell by small hemispherical nodules; aperture circular, bordered by usually eight finely dentated scales; body scales oval; nucleus large, with several nucleoli.

Dimensions: 55-70 µm

Ecology: Sphagnum and waterplants

Remarks: the spines can be solitary or arranged in tufts of 3 or 4.

Euglypha filifera
Euglypha filifera, 64 µm
Euglypha filifera
Euglypha filifera, 64 µm
Euglypha filifera
Euglypha filifera, 107 µm
Euglypha filifera
Euglypha filifera, 107 µm
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