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Heliozoea: Desmothoracida

Clathrulina elegans
Cienkowski, 1867 (Page & Siemensma, 1991; Illustrated guide, 2000)

Clathrulina elegans Genus: Body fills porous siliceous envelope, a pseudopodium (axopodium) through each pore; on a stalk (How to know the protozoa, 1979). Organic capsule with polygonal pores; cell body near the capsule; colonial or single (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Similar genus -->> Hedriocystis;

Clathrulina elegans Cienkowski, porous siliceous envelope 35 μm long, 33 μm wide, stalk μm long, x 400, x 640, Akebono marsh (or bog), Nidanuma (Nitanuma), Tsuchiyu-onsen, Fukushima city, Fukushima Pref., Japan, October 28, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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