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Tracheleuglypha acolla
T. acolla, after Bonnet and Thomas, 1960

Tracheleuglypha acolla Bonnet and Thomas, 1955

Diagnosis: Test ovoid, non compressed, round in cross-section, with large oval overlapping scales. Test with a very short straight neck, covered with circular plates. Pseudostome circular, surrounded by smaller oval plates.

Dimensions: Length 34-42 µm; width 17-21 µm; pseudostome 6.8-7.7 µm.

Ecology: Mosses, litter.

Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata
Tracheleuglypha dentata, Ecuador (l) and the Netherlands (r)
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