Origin and diversity of testate amoebae shell composition: Example of Bullinularia indica living in Sphagnum capillifolium.

@article{Delaine2017OriginAD,
  title={Origin and diversity of testate amoebae shell composition: Example of Bullinularia indica living in Sphagnum capillifolium.},
  author={Maxence Delaine and Nadine Bernard and Daniel Gilbert and Philippe Recourt and Eric Armynot du Ch{\^a}telet},
  journal={European journal of protistology},
  year={2017},
  volume={59},
  pages={
          14-25
        }
}
Testate amoebae are free-living shelled protists that build a wide range of shells with various sizes, shapes, and compositions. Recent studies showed that xenosomic testate amoebae shells could be indicators of atmospheric particulate matter (PM) deposition. However, no study has yet been conducted to assess the intra-specific mineral, organic, and biologic grain diversity of a single xenosomic species in a natural undisturbed environment. This study aims at providing new information about… Expand
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