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Pseudodifflugia procera
Pseudodifflugia procera, after Badewitz, 2003

Pseudodifflugia procera Badewitz, 2003

Diagnosis: Test elongated cylindrical, remarkably slim, with straight or slightly curved flanks, in cross-section circular. Living specimens with a collection 0f xenosomes around their aperture.

Dimensions: Length 42-55 µm, width 21-26 µm, L/W=0.38-0,53 (n=20).

Ecology: Freshwater, river Nebel in Germany.

Reference: Badewitz, H. (2003): Testacea (Rhizopoda, Protozoa) des Flusses Nebel in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern – Lauterbornia 46: 11-42.

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