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Paraflabellula
Paraflabellula
Paraflabellula spec. – Kootwijk

Genus Paraflabellula Page & Willumsen, 1983

Diagnosis: Locomotive form usually between 8 and 45 µm, flattened, fan-shaped to elongate with an extensive hyaloplasm with short subpseudopodia. Trailing filaments common, some branched. Floating form typically with radiating pseudopodia which terminate in a fine tip.

Type species: Paraflabellula reniformis (Schmoller, 1964)

Ecology: Marine and freshwater (Two marine and one freshwater species).

Paraflabellula
Paraflabellula
Paraflabellula spec. – Kootwijk
Ferry Siemensma, created March 10, 2019; last modified February 11, 2021
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