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Cyclopyxis trilobata
Cyclopyxis trilobata, – after Bartos, 1963

Cyclopyxis trilobata Bartos, 1963

Diagnosis: Test hemispherical, brownish-colored, made of moderately coarse Quartz particles. Ventral surface slightly recessed and composed of finer materials. Pseudostome funnel shaped, bordered with three broadly rounded lobes.

Dimensions: Shell diameter up to 70 µm, height of the shell 48 µm; aperture about 28 µm wide.

Ecology: Mosses. Bartos described it from Java.

Ferry Siemensma, created March 2, 2019; last modified January 31, 2021
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