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Proplagiopxis
Proplagiopxis nuda – after Schönborn, 1964

Genus Proplagiopxis Schönborn, 1964

Diagnosis: Test more or less circular in dorsal view, in lateral view with two convex sides with a slight slope to the aperture. Test brown, xenosomes lacking or rare. Aperture eccentric and circular without invagination.
Type species: Proplagiopyxis nuda Schönborn, 1964

Proplagiopxis nuda Schönborn, 1964

Diagnosis: As for genus.

Dimensions: Diameter 60 µm; height 25 µm; aperture 12 µm.

Ecology: Forest soil near Lake Stechlin, Germany.

References: Schönborn, W., 1964. Bodenbewohnende Testaceen aus Deutschland. II. Untersuchungen in der Umgebung des Grossen Stechlinsees (Brandenburg). Limnologica, 2, 4: 491–499.

Ferry Siemensma, created March 3, 2019; last modified February 12, 2021
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