Alocodera cockayni Deflandre
A. cockayni after Deflandre, 1936

 

 

Genus Alocodera Jung, 1942

 

Diagnosis: Test pyriform, laterally compressed with a well-developed neck separated from the posterior part of the test by two lateral indentations. Two lateral pores are situated in the indentations, but these can be difficult to observe especially in LM. Test almost transparent, yellowish or slightly brownish, with a smooth or tiny granulose surface. Monospecific genus.

Type species: Alocodera cockayni (Penard, 1910)

Monospecific

 

Ecology: sphagnum, rare, only known from the southern hemisphere.