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Filosea: Gromiida: Gromiina: Pseudodifflugiidae

Diaphoropodon sp.
Archer, 1869
Diaphorodon (Illustrated Guide, 1985)
Diaphoropodon (Illustrated Guide 2nd., 2000)

Diaphoropodon Genus: Test ovoid, flexible, with minute foreign bodies and a thick covering of hyaline hair-like (or spine-like) projections; pseudopodia long, filose, branching (Kudo, 1966).
Similar Genus -->> Pseudodifflugia; Difflugia

Diaphoropodon sp. ?, test 60 μm long, 50 μm wide, L/W=1.2, x 640, Omine-numa (pond/marsh), Tsukiyono town, Gunma Pref., Japan, September 2003 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Diaphoropodon Diaphoropodon
Test 55 μm long, 43 μm wide, L/W=1.3, x 640
Diaphoropodon Diaphoropodon
Test 65 μm long, 43 μm wide, L/W=1.5, x 640
Diaphoropodon Diaphoropodon

D. mobile Archer, 1869: 60-120 μm long, 40-80 μm diam., test ovoid, flexible, attached particles; spinelike projections 8-10 μm long; pseudostome terminal 10-20 μm, variable shape (Illustrated Guide, 1985). One to two contractile vacuoles (Kudo, 1966).

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