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Lobosea: Testacealobosia: Arcellinida: Difflugina: Lesquereusiidae

Lesquereusia spiralis
(Ehrenberg, 1840)

Lesquereusia spiralis Genus: Pseudostome lacks lobed collar; test round or oval in cross-section; pseudostome at end of bent neck; test more or less coiled or folded (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: 95-190 μm long, 75-150 μm wide, 50-100 μm deep; test like flask, neck against body; with secreted imbedded siliceous particles; pseudostome circular 30-50 μm diam.

Lesquereusia spiralis (Ehrenberg, 1840), cell body μm long, μm wide, L/W=, x 640, Kareki-numa marsh, Nikko city (formerly Fujiwara town), Tochigi Pref., Japan, August 2, 2008, collected by Eizaburo Tsukii, photo by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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