Pseudodifflugia spec.
Pseudodifflugia spec.

 

Pseudodifflugia spec.

Diagnosis: Shell ovoid, rigid, in diameter circular, organic and densely agglutinated with small mineral particles; aperture small, irregular shaped; nucleus hard to detect, because of the dense covering with xenosomes. Filopodia long, branching and anastomosing, with small veils or broad veil around the aperture.

Dimensions: Length c. 35µm, breadth c. µm, aperture c. 4 µm.

Ecology: shallow freshwater pond, Crailoo, The Netherlands.

Ovoid shell with relatively small aperture.
Filopodia, with large veil around the aperture.
Filopodia, branching and occasionally anastomosing
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