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Difflugia cf pyriformis – 514 µm


Difflugia pyriformis?  

Description: Shell elongated pyriform, tapering evenly from the mid-body position to the aperture; shell with a distinct neck, composed of smaller quartz particles as the rest of the test; aperture circular.

Dimensions: Length: up to 514 µm.

Ecology: Sediment in eutrophic-mesotrophic ditches, Naardermeer. the Netherlands.



Ferry Siemensma, created February 23, 2019; last modified January 31, 2021
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