Choreotrichida: Tintinnina: Metacylididae

Jorgensen, 1924

Suborder: Sessile.
Family: Lorica tubular, with rings or spiral bands, wall 3-layered, with distinct alveoli.
Genus: Lorica aborally rounded, usually no pedicel, spiral band or rings only on ora lhalf of lorica (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Metacylis sp. , 200, by M. Nakamachi
Metacylis sp. , x400, by M. Nakamachi
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