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after Bartos, 1963


Microcorycia suctorifera  Bartos, 1963

Diagnosis: Upper test part dome-shaped. The shallow or only slightly curved centre of upper test part is covered with small mineral fragments, here and there also with small detritus particles. The centre is surrounded by an annular, closed cuticular collar; at its side, there are nine tubular annexes with open ends. Annexes have a length of 11 µm and a diameter of 2.7 µm. The test colour is pale grey-yellow.

Dimensions: diameter 68 µm, 56 µm height (Bartos 1963).

Ecology: Xerophile moss, China (Bartos 1963).

Remarks: The author found several specimens of this species in one of several moss samples, but not together with M. spiculata.

all from Badewitz (2004)

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