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Meisterfeldia
Meisterfeldia
Meisterfeldia spec., moss on tree, Limburg, Netherlands

Meisterfeldia spec.

Diagnosis: Shell ovoid, with oblique aperture, surrounded by a slightly thickened rim. Shell surface slightly irregular.

Dimensions: Shell length 19–28 μm; breadth 10–16 μm; diameter of aperture 6 μm.

Ecology: Moss on a beech tree. Vijlenerbos, Limburg, Netherlands.

Remarks: The shell may be covered with scales, but these, if exist, are not light microscopically detectable; the shell surface resembles those of small Corythion species.

Meisterfeldia
Meisterfeldia
Meisterfeldia spec., moss on tree, Limburg, Netherlands
Ferry Siemensma, created February 7, 2021; last modified June 23, 2022
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