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Difflugia septentrionalis
D. septentrionalis, after Awerintzew, 1906

Difflugia septentrionalis Awerintzew, 1906

Diagnosis: Test elongated, pterygoid, with a distinct neck, sharply turning into a fundus, covered with diatomas. Pseudostome round, surrounded by a lip of organic matter.

Dimensions: Length 140-158 µm, width 66-79 µm, diameter pseudostome 20-23 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater. Sphagnum.

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