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from Bartos, 1963


Microcorycia spiculata Bartos, 1963

Diagnosis : The author found only few specimens of this species in one of several moss samples, but not together with M. suctorifera described below. Upper test part with shallow curvature and low cuticular collar that extends to form 16 to 20 radially protruding annexes. Annexes are equally long, have the same structure and are equidistant. The upper test part is covered with mineral splinters inside the cuticular collar. Test brown.

Dimensions: 81-100 µm (Bartos 1963).

Ecology: Xerophile moss (Bartos 1963 b). China

all from Badewitz (2004)
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