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Ellipsostylus distachyus Blueford, 1982

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Single shell with average diameter 72Ám. Outer shell thick (10Ám), slightly elongate aling polar axis. Two unequal, bladed, polar spines, lengths 24-72 and 5-20Ám. Pores circular, of equal size, 2-4Ám in diameter, closely packed, 5-8Ám between pore centers.
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Small, thick, single shell, slightly elongated, with two unequal polar, bladed spines. Differs from Ellipsostylus salebrosus by its smaller bladed spines and thicker shell and from Druppatractus nanus by its single shell.
Blueford 1982


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