Schwabia regularis, from Jung, 1942

Schwabia regularis Jung, 1942

Diagnosis: Shell neatly ovoid, more or less transparent, consisting of an organic yellowish brown membrane mainly covered with minute xenosomes. Pseudostome relatively small, irregularly shaped, usually undulated or lobed, with a somewhat thickened edge, but much weaker as e.g. genus Trigonopyxis.

Dimensions: shell 74-97 µm, 43-65 µm broad; pseudostome 7×11 – 11×15 µm.

Ecology: freshwater; in wet mosses, in forest waters and in moors.

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