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Difflugia submarina
Difflugia submarina, after Chardez et Thomas, 1980

Difflugia submarina  (Chardez, 1971) Chardez et Thomas, 1980
Basionym: Difflugia subterranean f. circularis Chardez, 1971

Diagnosis: Test finger or club-shaped, in cross-section circular. This species resembles D. lanceolate and D. linearis, but is much smaller.

Dimensions: Length 50-60 µm.

Ecology: Marine. Sandy beaches, Atlantic coast, France.

Reference: Chardez, D., Thomas, R., 1980. Thecamoebiens du Mesoosammon des Plages de Lacanau et Leporge-Ocean (Gironde, France) (Protozoa, Rhizopoda testacea. Acta Protozool.. 19, 3: 277-285.

 

Ferry Siemensma, created July 21, 2019; last modified January 31, 2021
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