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Description of Nebela militaris

Testate amoeba, the lorica is colourless, ovoid or pyriform with a convex aperture in broad view. It is slightly compressed laterally, has small lateral pores, and is composed of a mixture of oval, circular and rectangular shell plates. The aperture is an elongate slit, which is concave when viewed laterally, and surrounded by a thick organic collar. Length of shell 50-72 microns, breadth of shell 25-41 microns, depth of shell 21-23 microns, diameter of aperture 15-20 microns.


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