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Heleopera sylvatica
Heleopera sylvatica 103 µm – Ecuador

Family Heleoperidae Jung, 1942

Diagnosis: Lobose testate amoebae with shell composed of mineral grains and collected scales or plates from other testate amoebae and probably endogenously formed siliceous elements of irregular shape, held together by an organic cement; pseudostome terminal, slit-like or lenticular.

Heleopera sylvatica
Heleopera sylvatica
Heleopera sylvatica Ecuador en Heleopera petricola, pseudostome, the Netherlands
Ferry Siemensma, created March 2, 2019; last modified January 31, 2021
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