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Difflugia polliciformisi
Difflugia polliciformis, after Van Oye, 1952

Difflugia polliciformis  Van Oye, 1958

Diagnosis: Test more or less thumb-shaped, without clear neck, chitinoid, mainly covered with very large irregular mineral grains. Apertural region embedded with smaller mineral grains.

Dimensions: Length 80 µm; width 62 µm; aperture 30 µm (n=1).

Ecology: Freshwater, Potamogeton. Andes, 3600 m., Venezuela.

Reference: Van Oye, P., 1952: Rhizopoda Venezuelas, Besonderer Berücksichtigung Ihrer Biogeographie, in: Ergebnisse der deutschen limnologischeb Venezuela-Expedition 1952, Band 1. Deutscher Verlag der Wissenschaften, Berlin.

Ferry Siemensma, created July 18, 2019; last modified January 31, 2021
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