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Difflugia schuurmani
D. schuurmani, after Van Oye, 1932

Difflugia schuurmani Van Oye, 1932

Diagnosis: Shell elongate ovoid; narrows from the middle towards the pseudostome and to the fundus. Pseudostome three-bladed; blades less pronounced than those of D. gramen, smaller, and pseudostome more open.

Dimensions: Length 50-85 µm, width 36-69 µm, diameter pseudostome 18-30 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater.

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