Sphenoderia
Sphenoderia macrolepis from Chatelain et al, 2013

Sphenoderia macrolepis Leidy, 1979

Diagnosis: Test small, oviform, with a pair of large plates on each side and a number of other smaller plates; the large plates are elliptic and transversely disposed; aperture linear, neck conical in side view.

Dimensions: Length 27-45 µm.

Ecology: in Sphagnum. Not common.

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