Genus: Pseudostome lacks lobed collar; test round or oval in cross-section;
with or lacking a collar (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: 80-130 μm long; 60-105 μm diam.; test, like D. acuminata but shorter, broader; short neck constricted at pseudostome, flared as collar; hollow spine at base; yellow to brown; imbedded siliceous particles; pseudostome 45-55 μm (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Images of collecting locality:
No. 4, Mida-ga-hara (bog/marsh), Gassan (mountain), Tsuruoka city (formerly Haguro town) & Shonai town (formerly Tachikawa town), Yamagata Pref., Japan, August 3, 2006 by Y. Tsukii