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Difflugia dujardini
Difflugia dujardini, from Chardez 1957

Difflugia dujardini  Chardez 1957

Diagnosis: Test spherical, slightly longer than wide; neck hardly pronounced, aperture circular with a neat border. Test organic, with large and small chitinous granules, embedded with amorph and hardly visible platelets. Often, some larger mineral particles or diatoms are present.

Dimensions: Length 50-60 µm; width 45-55 µm; aperture 23-30 µm (n=5)

Ecology: Fresh water. Hautes Fagnes, Belgium.

Ferry Siemensma, created June 3, 2019; last modified August 09, 2021
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