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Lobosea: Testacealobosia: Arcellinida: Difflugiidae

Difflugia globulosa
Dujardin, 1837

Difflugia globulosa Genus: Pseudostome lacks lobed collar; test round or oval in cross-section; pseudostome relatively large, with or lacking a collar (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: 70-110 μm long; 55-85 μm diam.; test oval, round cross-section; brown, chitinoid, with imbedded siliceous plates, attached debris (Illustrated Guide).

Difflugia globulosa, test 50 μm long, 50 μm wide (test diam.), pseudostome 22 μm diam., x 400, Japan, 199? by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400

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