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Filosea: Gromiida: Paulinellidae or Glaucophyta

Paulinella chromatophora

Paulinella Genus: Test small ovoid in shape with siliceous scales in alternating transverse rows; pseudostome terminal; cell body does not fill the test completely; nucleus posterior (Kudo, 1966).

Paulinella chromatophora Lauterborn, test 27 μm long, 20 μm wide, pseudostome 3 μm wide, x 640, Kawaguchi Natural Park, Sashima, Kawaguchi city, Saitama Pref., Japan, January 29, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Paulinella chromatophora Paulinella chromatophora Paulinella chromatophora

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