Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata

Genus Tracheleuglypha Deflandre, 1928

Diagnosis: test clear, elliptical, round in cross-section; with circular, overlapping scales; no spines ans no dentate apertural plates. Pseudostome circular, with short, sometimes dentate, organic collar, which is produced during fission to hold the opposed tests together. Nucleus ovular.

Ecology: herbivorous. Mosses, soil and aquatic vegetation.

Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata, Ecuador (l) and the Netherlands (r)
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