Amphitrema paparoensis Van Oye, 1956
Diagnosis: Test hyaline, faintly brownish, with a quite distinct neck. In dorsal view, the lateral sides are almost parallel. Mineral grains numerous, but scattered on the surface of the test. Test wall thick, chitinous, homogenous.
Dimensions: Length 92 µm; width 70 µm; aperture 10 µm (n=1).
Ecology: Freshwater, Sphagnum. New-Zealand.
Remarks: Van Oye (1958) considered the mineral grains around the apertures as characteristic.
Reference: Van Oye, P., 1956. On the Thecamoeban fauna of New Zealand with description of four new species. Hydrobiologia, VIII, 1-2.