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Difflugia beyensi
Difflugia beyensi, after Chardez, 1985

Difflugia beyensi Chardez, 1985

Diagnosis: Shell large, perfectly spherical, regular, surmounted by a short, cylindrical, rather narrow neck; pseudostome with a regular thickening incrusted with very small stony elements; test embedded with polymorphous quartz elements, often not very brimming.

Dimensions: Height 296-325 μm; diameter 257-277 μm; pseudostome 83-85 μm, height of neck 39-48 μm.

Ecology: Freshwater sediments, Belgium.

Chardez, D. (1985): Observations sur la Repartition des Thecamoebiens dans un Lac – Acta Protozool., 24:3-4,217-223.

Ferry Siemensma, created February 23, 2019; last modified June 29, 2021
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