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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 26 μm long, 18 μm wide, L/W=1.4, pseudostome 40 μm wide, x 640, Shirahata-Numa, Urawa, Saitama Pref., Japan, November 20, 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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