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Difflugia tricornis
D. tricornis, after Jung, 1936

Difflugia tricornis (Jung, 1936) Ogden, 1983
=D. elegans tricornis Jung, 1936

Diagnosis: Test relatively large, short, pyriform, tapering towards the pseudostome. It is characterized by three spikes on the aboral region, the surface is rough, built of medium and large mineral grains. The pseudostome is round. Similar to D. bicornis.

Dimensions: Length 110–130 µm, width 65–82 µm, pseudostome diameter 40 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater.

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