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Cyclopyxis gigantea
Cyclopyxis gigantea after Bartos, 1963

Cyclopyxis gigantea Bartos, 1963

Diagnosis: Test large, not fully hemispherical, in lateral view with broadly rounded sides. Test greyish, covered with rough mineral particles, dorsal region sometimes with some larger particles. Ventral site with a broad funnel-like invagination, covered with much smaller mineral grains than the outer part of the test. Aperture circular.

Dimensions: Test diameter up to 200 µm; height 100 µm; aperture 50 µm; height of the invagination 29-30 µm.

Ecology: Soil, mosses. Java, Indonesia.

 

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