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Description of Nebela dentistomaTestate amoeba, the lorica is colourless, ovoid, slightly compressed laterally and composed of oval, and elongate shell plates. The shell plates do not overlap and the organic cement between the plates appears to be porous. The aperture is oval and surrounded by shell-plates. Length of shell 81-115 microns, breadth of shell 58-90 microns, depth of shell 40-59 microns, diameter of aperture 14-26 microns.