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Pompholyxophrys exigua
(Hertwig & Lesser 1874) Penard 1904

Pompholyxophrys Genus: Genus: Outer mucilaginous envelope with minute colorless spherical granules arranged in concentric layers; nucleus eccentric; pseudopodia long (Kudo, 1966).

Pompholyxophrys exigua (Hertwig & Lesser) Penard, cell body spherical, 19 μm in diam., x 640, Akebono-yama (mountain) Agricultural Park, Kashiwa city, Chiba Pref., Japan, November 2002 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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C. sterni: Body spheroid 12-25 μm diam., with getatinous coat 8 μm thick; axopods extend from central granule (centroplast), each 40 μm long, slender, with rafractile granules along them (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

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