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Parmulina cyathus – dry moss on roof

Genus Parmulina Penard, 1902

Diagnosis: Test in lateral view hemispherical, compressed laterally, in oral view ovoid; slit-like pseudostome when folded. Test clear, flexible, chitinoid, opaque, attached debris. Pseudopods rare, bluntly lobate. Endoplasm granular. One vesicular nucleus. Feeding: herbivorous. Habitat: dry mosses (on trees and roofs).

Ferry Siemensma, created March 1, 2019; last modified February 04, 2021
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