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Litostomatea: Haptoria: Pharyngophorida: Actinobolinidae

Actinobolina sp.
Strand, 1928

Actinobolina Family & Genus: Body ovoid; tentacle-like processes contain toxicysts (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Cell body ovate or spherical; ciliation uniform; extensible tentacles present among cilia; contractile vacuole posterior; macronucleus curved band; fresh water (Kudo, 1966).

Actinobolina, cell body μm long, μm wide, x 400, x 640, Oyoshi park, Koshigaya, Saitama Pref., Japan, July 2001 by Y. Tsukii
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Actinobolina vorax: 100-200 μm long; cell body ovoid, pale yellowish brown; cytostome anterior with short collar; about 30 rows of cilia and tentacles; tentaciles not knobbed; fresh water (How to know the protozoa, 1979).

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