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Pyxidicula gibbosa
Pyxidicula gibbosa, from Schönborn

Pyxidicula gibbosa Schönborn, 1966

Diagnosis: Shell hemispherical, with a relatively thick wall, with many undulations and clearly punctuated. Shell yellow. Aperture as large as the diameter of the shell. Cytoplasm fills the shell, nucleus with central nucleolus.

Dimensions: Schönborn: 60.2-68.6 µm (n-5), height 50.2-50.4 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater, Sweden.

Ferry Siemensma, created March 1, 2019; last modified March 10, 2021
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