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Difflugia ampla
Difflugia ampla, after Rampi, 1950 (l) and Gauthier-Lièvre et Thomas, 1958 (r)

Difflugia ampla Rampi, 1950

Diagnosis: Test broadly pyriform, with a wide and rounded posterior region with sides regularly narrowing towards the apertural area. Pseudostome round without particular external differentiations. Test completely covered with mineral grains.

Dimensions: Rampi (1950): Length 225 µm, width 175 µm. Gauthier-Lièvre et Thomas (1958): Length 145-150 µm, width 130-138 µm, diameter of the aperture 45-48 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater. In sediment of Lake Frissón, Italy; Africa.

Ferry Siemensma, created June 15, 2019; last modified January 31, 2021
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