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Difflugia sudiformis
Difflugia sudiformis, from Schönborn, 1966

Difflugia sudiformis  Schönborn, 1966

Diagnosis: Test rod-shaped, elongated cylindrical, slightly compressed, hyaline and sparsely covered with small pieces of quartz. Sides are almost parallel to each other, but expand slightly towards the fundus. Pseudostome circular, very small. Test covered with rarely spaced mineral grains.

Dimensions: Length 43-44 µm, width 11.3-11.5 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater. Abiskojaure, Lapland, Sweden (sediment).

Reference: Schönborn W. 1966. Untersuchungen über die Testaceen Schwedisch-Lapplands. Ein Beitrag zur Systematik und Okologie der beschalten Rhizopoden II Limnologica. Vol.4. No.3. P.517-559.

Ferry Siemensma, created June 5, 2019; last modified January 31, 2021
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