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Oligohymenophorea: Hyemnostomatia: Scuticociliatida: Philasterina: Cinetochilidae

Cinetochilum margaritaceum
Perty, 1852

Cinetochilum Genus: Oral polykinetid 3 rectangular; oral area midventral (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Cytostome right of median line in posterior half; with 3-4 caudal cilia; contractile vacuole terminal (Kudo, 1966).

Cinetochilum margaritaceum, cell body 25 μm long, 18 μm wide, x 640, Tama river, near Futago-tamagawa railway station, Setagaya ku, Tokyo, Japan, April 6, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Cinetochilum margaritaceum Cinetochilum margaritaceum

Cinetocilum margaritaceum Perty, 1852: Cell body 15-45 μm long; oral area in lower right quadrant of ventral surface; body ovoid, anterior and posterior rounded (Carey, 1992).

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