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Lobosea: Testacealobosia: Arcellinida: Difflugiidae

Difflugia sp.

Difflugia Genus: Pseudostome lacks lobed collar; test round or oval in cross-section; with or lacking a collar (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Similar Genus -->> Diaphoropodon;

Difflugia lobosotoma similar to Cucurbitella, test 74 μm long, 70 μm wide, pseudostome 35 μm in diam., x 400, x 640, rice field, Higashi-sano (near Minami-kamishiro railway station), Hakuba village, Nagano Pref., Japan, October 3, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Diaphoropodon Diaphoropodon Diaphoropodon
Test 95 μm long, 75 μm wide, pseudostome 20 μm in diam., x 640
Diaphoropodon Diaphoropodon 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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