Heterotrichea: Heterotrichida: Stentoridae

Oken, 1815

Stentor Genus: When extended, trumpet-shaped or cylindrical; highly contractile; some with mucilaginous lorica; conspicuous peristomal field frontal; contractile vacuole anterior-left; fresh water (Kudo, 1966).

Stentor with endosymbiotic Chlorella, x 100, x 200, Aug. 7-13 1999, Vermont-Maine U.S.A., by Y. Tsukii

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