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Lecythium sp.
Hertwig & Lesser, 1874

Family: Test round, thin, firm to elastic, some with spines or spicules (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Genus: Test consisting of a thin, flexible, homogeneous envelope, colorless or translucent, without adherent paticles; pseudostome terminal, elastic; cytoplasm colorless, granular, completely filling the test; nucleus large, placed posteriorly; pseudopodia numerous, long, branching but not anastomosing (Cash & Wailes, 1915). Pseudostome oval, cells clustered (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Lecythium sp., tape No. 0093, time code 0745, test smooth, round, 16 μm diam., fresh water, x 400, x 640, Japan, 1998 by Y. Tsukii

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