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Phryganella
Phryganella sp., c. 96 µm, Crailoo, Netherlands

Phryganella sp.?

Diagnosis: Shell membranous, dome -shaped, covered with many small xenosomes, in dorsal view broad oval; pseudostome large with a broad edge; pseudopodia numerous, conical shaped and tapering into a sharp point. Nucleus and contractile vacuoles not observed.

Dimensions: 40-96 µm in diameter (n=12).

Ecology: Mesotrophic pond, Crailoo, the Netherlands.

Remarks: It is questionable whether this is a Phryganella species.

Three specimens
Pseudopodia
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