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Phryganella acropodia
Phryganella acropodia
Phryganella dissimulatoris, Ø 25 µm

Phryganella dissimulatoris Chardez, 1969

Diagnosis: Test circular in apertural view, approximately hemispherical or slightly depressed in lateral view; yellowish or brownish, very transparent, and covered with diatoms and mineral grains; with many sharply pointed radiating pseudopodia; regular, smooth, outline around the apertural and central regions but at the aboral extremity more angular grains may be incorporated; aperture large, more or less circular, commonly hexagonal, pentagonal or irregular. Nucleus spherical, small.

Dimensions; 18-25 µm in diameter, 8-16 µm high; pseudostome 10-18 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater.

Phryganella dissimulatoris
Phryganella dissimulatoris – from Chardez, 1969 (21=nucleus)
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