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Diplochlamys timida
Diplochlamys timida
From Penard, 1909

Diplochlamys timida  Penard, 1909

Diagnosis: Test hemispherical, round, greyish-yellow, bilayered; inner hyaline sac clearly visible, deeply invaginated, enclosing the cell with flexible aperture, outer layer consists of loosely arranged organic debris. Size c. 45 µm. Endoplasm granular, one vesicular nucleus, 7,5-10 µm.

Ecology: herbivorous, mosses on trees, soil.

Remarks: see Penard (1909)

Ferry Siemensma, created March 2, 2019; last modified June 15, 2021
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