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Geoamphorella lucidai
Geoamphorella lucida – after Bonnet, 1959

Genus Geoamphorella Bonnet, 1959

Diagnosis: Shell transparent, ovoid, circular in cross section, tinted clear yellow or greyish white, with a chitinoid collar, slightly widened at the circular aperture, covered with amorphous silica elements. Length 55 µm, breadth 25 µm, length of the neck 5 µm, diameter 7 µm.
Type species: Geoamphorella lucida Bonnet, 1959
Monospecific

Ecology: Humic calcareous soils, rare.

Remarks: Decloitre (1964) described Pseudogeamphorella with a compressed shell. The description is too vague.

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