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Prostomatea: Prorodontida: Colepidae

Coleps spetai

Genus: Body form barrel-shaped; with regularly arranged ectoplasmic plates; cytostome at anterior end, surrounded by slightly longer cilia; often spinous projection at or near posterior end; one or more long caudal cilia (Kudo, 1966).

Coleps spetai Foissner (identified by Dirk Klos), cell body 56 μm long, 12 longitudinal rows of plates, 15 circular rows, x 400, x 640, U.S.A., 1999, photo by Y. Tsukii

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