Distomatopyxis couillardi
Distomatopyxis couillardi – after Bonnet (1970)

Family Distomatopyxidae Bonnet, 1970

Diagnosis: Test hemispherical like Cyclopyxis. Pseudostome central, elliptical, invaginated, and lying at the bottom of a tubular vestibule. The vestibule is partly covered by a diaphragm which is fixed by two bridges forming two crescent-shaped openings at opposite sides.

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