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Difflugia achlora
Difflugia achlora, after Penard, 1902

Difflugia achlora  (Penard, 1902) Ogden, 1980

Diagnosis: Test ovoid, lateral sides almost parallel, fragile, covered with a mixture of grains of sand and fragments of diatoms. Pseudostome irregularly three-lobed, the lobes not the same in size and shape.

Dimensions: Length 50-85 µm, width 40-65 µm, pseudostome 14-25 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater. Europe.

Ferry Siemensma, created June 18, 2019; last modified February 01, 2021
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