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Pyxidicula minutissuma
Pyxidicula minutissuma, after Brodsky, 1929

Pyxidicula minutissuma  Brodsky, 1929

Diagnosis: Test in the shape of a halved egg with a gracefully rounded tip and slightly trampled walls at the bottom, where there is a wide entrance opening. Dual-contour walls of the test are completely transparent and slightly grainy.

Dimensions: 15 µm x 15 µm.

Ecology: Freshwater, Found in small quantity in the well Mamed-Yar, Turkmenistan.

Ferry Siemensma, created July 20, 2019; last modified March 10, 2021
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