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Difflugia mamma
D. mamma, after Gassowsky, 1936

Difflugia mamma Gassowsky, 1936

Diagnosis: Test elongated, convex in the middle of the length, but narrows aboral, forming a rounded nipple-shaped outgrowth and toward the pseudostome. Pseudostome round. Test resembles a female breast.

Dimensions: Length 91-135 µm, width 67-94 µm, diameter pseudostome 33-48 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater.

Ferry Siemensma, created June 19, 2019; last modified January 31, 2021
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