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Hoogenraadia cryptostoma

H. cryptostoma – from Gauthier-Lièvre & Thomas, 1958

Genus Hoogenraadia  Gauthier-Lièvre & Thomas, 1958

Diagnosis: Test ovoid-globular, overhanging anterior visor often with 2 lateral grooves, incurved ventral lip. Ventral face rounded. Pseudostome more or less round, partly covered by the visor.

Type species: Hoogenraadia africana  Gauthier-Lièvre & Thomas, 1958.

Seven species, six known from the tropics and one from Europe.

Habitat and distribution: Acid bogs and swamps and soils, tropical and sub-tropical. One species found in a wetland in the Netherlands (Siemensma, personal observation, 2019).

Hoogenraadia distribution

Distribution of Hoogenraadia (red), Planhoogenraadia (yellow) and Geoplagiopyxis (green) – modified after Smith et al. 2008.
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