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Thecamoeba sp.
Thecamoeba spec.
Thecamoeba sp. n = nucleus

Thecamoeba sp.

Diagnosis: Surface in locomotion with some longitudinal dorsal folds; outline in locomotion oblong; hyaloplasm usually in a broad anterior region; nucleus elongated oblong, sausage shaped, with a single elongated oblong nucleolus of homogeneous texture; single contractile vacuole.

Dimensions: Length ca. 42 µm, length: nucleus c. 10 µm long, 3.7 µm broad (n = 1).

Ecology: Freshwater, dune lake, the Netherlands.

I found another species with more or less the same nucleus in sediment of a small river in the Ordesa valley in Nothern Spain (see below)

Thecamoeba sp.
Thecamoeba sp. n = nucleus – river in Ordesa, Spain
Thecamoeba sp.
Thecamoeba sp. – river in Ordesa, Spain
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