Alabasta kivuense Gauthier-Lièvre and Thomas, 1961
Diagnosis: In frontal view, the test is finger-shaped with subparallel sides, the fundus part being hardly wider than the pseudostome; fundus rounded or sometimes slightly ogival; pseudostome arched and bordered by a more or less thickened and yellow chitinoid lip. In lateral view, highly compressed, with deeply indented pseudostome. Test formed of irregular very transparant polygonal plates, embedded in a yellowish chitinoid cement, also very transparent.
Dimensions: Test length 58-63 μm, width 18-22 μm, thickness 15 μm, pseudostome 13-15 μm wide.
Ecology: in wet mosses, quite rare. Most of the specimens were slightly curved. Former Belgian Congo, Kivu, between Lubéro and Butembo.