Genus: Test ovoid, symmetrical, compressed, composed of a transparent membrane with or without adherent extraneous particles
(Cash & Wailes, The British Freshwater Rhizopoda and Heliozoa vol. III, 1915).
Species: Test covered with many grains of quartz and various extraneous particles, 55-97 μm long, 31-74 μm wide; pseudostome lacking any collar, cytoplasm containing algal endosymbionts (Cash & Wailes, The British Freshwater Rhizopoda and Heliozoa vol. III, 1915).
Images of collecting locality:
No.12, a marsh pond at Sensho-ga-hara, near Akita-komagadake (mountain), Shizukuishi town, Iwate Pref., Japan, August 6, 2007 by Y. Tsukii