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Litostomatea: Haptoria: Pleurostomatida: Amphileptidae

Ehrenberg, 1830
Syn.: Hemiophrys Wrzesniowski, 1870

Family: Oral area subapical, ovoid, flattened, anlong ventral margin of laterally compressed body; both side ciliated (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Genus: Flask-shaped; ciliation uniform and complete; slit-like cytostome not reaching the middle of body, without trichocyst-borders; two or more macronuclei (Kudo, 1966). Many contractile vacuoles along both dorsal and ventral edges (Carey, 1992).

A. meleagris ?
3 clips
Japan, 1999

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