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Description of Pleurasiga

Cells solitary; lorica usually barrel-shaped with protoplast attached to base of chamber; anterior end of chamber terminated by a transverse costa; one other transverse costa usually present; usually 7 longitudinal; anterior tips of longitudinal costae attach the anterior ring forming T-joins; pedicel, if present, is compound; division tectiform; arine and brackish water habitats; worldwide.


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