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Filosea: Gromiida: Euglyphina: Cyphoderiidae

Cyphoderia ampulla
(Ehrenberg, 1840)

Cyphoderia Genus: Test round in cross-section; scales usually adjacent; aperture truncate (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: 60-140 μm long; 30-75 μm diam.; neck diam. 12-25 μm; test clear, chitinoid, ovoid, round cross-section; with round adjoining scales in yellow matrix; short cylindrical neck, bent; pseudostome, round, 10-25 μm; pseudopods like Euglypha; nucleus spherical 20-30 μm; synonyms, C. margaritacea, C. myosurus (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Cyphoderia ampulla (Ehrenberg, 1840) , test 115 μm long, 45 μm wide, L/W=2.6, pseudostome 20 x 15 μm wide, scales 2 x 3 μm, x 640, Southern lakeside of Lake Shirakaba, Tateshina town & Chino city, Nagano Pref., Japan, May 21, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Cyphoderia ampulla Cyphoderia ampulla

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