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.

Type species: Alocodera cockayni (Penard, 1910)

A. cockayniPenard 1910Length 89-126 µmWidth 45-75 µm
A. strangularisDecloitre 1965Length 170-180 µmWidth 100-105 µm

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

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