Litostomatea: Haptoria: Haptorida: Enchelyidae

Clapar¸de and Lachmann, 1859

Genus: Ovoid or cylindrical in shape; anterior rounded or drawn out into an elongate snout; cytostome apical; dorsal brush present, formed by paired kinetosomes (Carey, 1992). Oral region truncated with flat membranous region forward of oral dikinetids (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

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