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Difflugia bifurcata
Difflugia bifurcata , after Snegovaya et Alekperov, 2005

Difflugia bifurcata  Snegovaya et Alekperov, 2005

Diagnosis: Test pyriform, fundus divided into two parts. Aperture circular. Test completely covered with siliceous plates. Cytoplasm dark-brown. There are 3 or 5 long lobose pseudopodia and 3-4 contractile vacuoles.

Dimensions: Length 115-125 µm, width 150-160 µm, pseudostome 29-33 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater. In the sediments in the small shallow
lagoons of the Kurakchay river, Azerbaiijan.

Reference: Snegovaya, N. and Alekperov, I. (2005) Fauna of testate amoebae of western Azerbaijan Rivers. Protistology 4 (2), 149-183.

Ferry Siemensma, created June 10, 2019; last modified January 31, 2021
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