difflugia


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Related to difflugia: arcella, Actinosphaerium
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Noun1.difflugia - a protozoan with an ovoid shell of cemented sand grainsdifflugia - a protozoan with an ovoid shell of cemented sand grains
protozoan, protozoon - any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic
genus Difflugia - genus of protozoans related to ameba
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Representatives from all ecological groups of testate amoebae were noted here with the prevalence of hygro- and hydrophilic species from the genera Arcella, Difflugia, Trigonopyxis, Centropyxis, Cyclopyxis, Heleopera, Hyalosphenia, Nebela, Porosia, Argynnia, Quadrulella, and Sphenoderia.
They are represented by two genera: Difflugia (Figure 1 right) and Trinema (Figure 4 right and Figure 9).
Cyclopyxis arcelloides (Penard, 1902) x x Cyclopyxis eurystoma Deflandre, 1929 * Cyclopyxis kahli (Deflandre, 1929) * x Difflugia amphora (Leidy, 1874) Penard, 1902 Difflugia bidens Penard, 1902 x Difflugia brevicolla Cash et Hopkinson, x 1909 * Difflugia elegans Penard, 1890 x Difflugia globulosa (Dujardin, 1837) Penard, 1902 * Difflugia gramen Penard, 1902 x x Difflugia lacustris (Penard, 1899) Difflugia lithophila (Penard, 1902) x Gauthier-Lievre et Thomas, 1958 Difflugia lobostoma Leidy 1879 x Difflugia penardi Hopkinson, 1909 x x Difflugia cf.
Lobosa (e.g., Amoeba, Acanthamoeba, Arcella, Difflugia, Multicilia)
10.7 4.5 Proales doliaris (Rousselet, 1895) 12.4 11.9 Proalinopsis caudatus (Collins, 1872) 5.2 9.8 Trichocerca longiseta (Schrank, 1802) 4.1 8.0 Protozoa Arcella discoides Ehrenberg, 1843 4.1 10.0 Difflugia corona Wallich, 1864 15.7 7.0 Vorticella sp.
+ + Family Difflugiidae 40 Difflugia Asper & Heuscher, 1887 + +++ Family Euglyphidae 41 Euglypha sp.