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any of various rhizopods of the order Testacea characterized by having a shell

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The testacean assemblages recorded in the 96 samples collected at the three sampling sites were composed of 80 infrageneric taxa belonging to 5 families and 12 genera, with a total of 643 individuals observed (Table 1).
For the biological data on testacean densities, the DCA indicated that the species compositions at the Veu de Noiva and Cachoeirinha sampling sites were more similar to each other, and the Salgadeira site differed from the two aforementioned sites, varying consistently between the sampling periods (p = 0.
In general, it was found that the testacean assemblages presented low densities; the development of high densities in these environments seems to be unfavorable due to the fast-flowing currents (VELHO et al.
Occurrence of family, thecal shape, and total abundance of the inventoried testacean taxa at the three waterfalls (Veu de Noiva (V), Cachoeirinha (C) and Salgadeira (S)) in the dry and rainy seasons in Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park, Mato Grosso State, Brazil.
Aristotle notes here an analogy between the relation of plants to testaceans and that of earth to water.
In his discussion of the "spontaneous generation" of testaceans Aristotle makes it clear what the crucial point is.
50) This passage, too, is found in Aristotle's famous chapter on the generatio spontanea (51) of testaceans and certain other kinds of living creatures.