Description of Proplagiopyxis
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Shell intermediate between Centropyxis and Plagiopyxis but with very little slant towards aperture. Pseudostome eccentric, circular, no invagination. One species: Proplagiopyxis nuda SchÃ»nborn, 1964 Shell brown, half spherical in shape, slight slope to the aperture in side view, xenosomes lacking or rare. Differs from Centropyxis (e.g. C. plagiostoma) by lack of invagination and border of mineral particles around aperture. Habitat: soil. RefThis genus is placed in the Centropyxidae and not the Plagiopyxidae due to its circular aperture.
Centropyxidae: Brief Summary
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Centropyxidae is a family of Amoebozoa.
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