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Description of Tintinnopsis parva

Cells are 2.5-4 microns (spherical), lorica 10-10.5 microns in length. The cell body is situated at the bottom of the lorica, the pseudopodial collar extends about two-thirds of the way up the lorica, and the flagellum extends to the top of the lorica. Unlike Savillea micropora, a flagellum is always present and active.


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