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Pseudawerintzewia deharvengi

P. deharvengi after Bonnet, 1977

Pseudawerintzewia deharvengi  Bonnet 1977

Diagnosis: Test slightly pyriform, in cross section circular; test wall thin and fragile. Pseudostome circular or elliptical, at the broadest pole, very hard to observe because of the general presence of a mucous epiphragm embedded with mineral particles. Test covered with amorphous siliceous particles embedded in chocolate brown chitinous cement.

Dimensions: Variable, depending upon the different locations: Kenya: Length ca. 113.2 µm, width max. 98.0 µm (n=13); Paraguay: L 77.25 µm, W 65.5 (n=15).

Ecology: Humus rich soils. Kenya, Paraguay.

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