Schwabia regularis, from Jung, 1942

 

 

Schwabia regularis Jung, 1942

 

Diagnosis: Shell neatly ovoid, more or less transparent, consisting of an organic yellowish brown membrane mainly covered with minute xenosomes. Pseudostome relatively small, irregularely shaped, usually undulated or lobed, with a somewhat thickened edge, but much weaker as e.g. genus Trigonopyxis.

 

Dimensions: shell 74-97 µm, 43-65 µm broad; pseudostome 7x11 - 11x15 µm.

 

Ecology: freshwater; in wet mosses, in forest waters and in moors.