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Filosea: Gromiida: Gromiina: Pseudodifflugiidae

Baileya mutabilis
(Bailey, 1853)

Baileya Genus Schouteden, 1906 (=Pamphagus Bailey, 1853): Test elastic, compressed; biconvex in cross-section; pseudostome oval (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: 20-70 μm long; 15-50 μm wide; 8-23 μm thick; test clear flexible, ovoid; fundus round to pointed; pseudostome, flattened oval, 3-12 μm wide; pseudopod, clear, filose, may branch, anastomose; nucleus spherical, 5-12 μm; contractile vacuole, 10-12 μm (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Similar Genus -->> Plagiophrys

Baileya sp., test 46 μm long, 20 μm wide, fundus round to pointed, x 400, x 640, Japan, 1999 by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400 : scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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