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Compressed tests

Compressed tests are more or less oval or elliptical in cross-section. The aperture is round or oval or even lobed. 
This group has no taxonomic significance.

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Zivkovicia compressoidea

Zivkovicia compressoidea, from Jung, 1942 Zivkovicia compressoidea  (Jung, 1942) Basionym: Pontigulasia compressoidea Jung, 1942 Diagnosis: Shell ovoid and compressed, without any constriction between neck and

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Zivkovicia flexa

Zivkovicia flexa, from Cash and Hopkinson, 1909 Zivkovicia flexa  (Cash and Hopkinson, 1909) Ogden, 1983 Basionym: Pontigulasia compressa var. flexa  Cash and Hopkinson, 1909 Diagnosis:

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Lagenodifflugia epiouxi

After Chardez, 1984 Lagenodifflugia epiouxi (Chardez, 1983) new comb. Basionym: Pontigulasia epiouxi Chardez, 1983 Diagnosis: Shell elongate, circular in cross-section or very slightly compressed. The

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Centropyxis lapponica

Centropyxis lapponica, after Grospietsch, 1954 Centropyxis lapponica  Grospietsch, 1954 Diagnosis: Shell nearly circular in circumference, without spines. Aperture clear square with rounded corners. Shell viewed

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Chaos spec. 6

Chaos spec., Crailoo, 2021 Chaos spec. This specimen was found in a samples from Crailoo, Netherlands. It was remarkable because of the absence of crystals.

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