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Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata

Genus Tracheleuglypha Deflandre, 1928

Diagnosis: Test ovoid, round in cross-section; with circular or oval overlapping plate-scales; without spine-scales. Pseudostome circular, with short, sometimes dentate collar, which is produced during fission to hold the opposed test together. Nucleus ovular.

Type species: Tracheleuglypha dentata (Vejdovsky, 1882) Deflandre, 1928

Ecology: Herbivorous. Mosses, soil and aquatic vegetation.

Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata
T. acolla, Ecuador (l) and the Netherlands (r)
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