Colpodea: Colpodida: Colpodidae


Family: Body often reniform; with ciliary rows making asymmetrical patterns; division within reproductive cysts (Kudo,1966).
Genus: Oral cavity tubular; deep groove spirals at least once around body (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Like Colpodabut peristome is curved; body somewhat twisted (How to know the protozoa, 1979).

(formerly Tillina), x 400, x 640, Uruguay Nov. 1999, photo by Y. Tsukii
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