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.5, Iroha-numa (marsh/bog), Zao mountain, Kaminoyama city & Yamagata city, Yamagata Pref., Japan, July 13, 2008 by Y. Tsukii