Family: Solitary, gregarious, or colonial; most are aloricate, some form lorica; each zooid has its own, independently contractile myoneme in full length of stalk.
Genus: Colonial; each zooid has a separately contractile myoneme (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Each animal has its own myoneme, can contract singly without causing colony to contract (How to know the protozoa, 1979).
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