Choreotrichida: Tintinnina: Metacylididae

Jorgensen, 1924

Suborder: Sessile.
Family: Lorica tubular, with rings or spiral bands, wall 3-layered, with distinct alveoli.
Genus: Lorica chalice-shaped with pointed aboral pedicel, spiral band or rings only on ora lhalf of lorica (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Helicostomella subulata (Ehrenberg), typical form, x400, by M. Nakamachi
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Helicostomella subulata (Ehernberg), variety form, x400, by M. Nakamachi

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