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Oligohymenophorea: Hyemnostomatia: Scuticociliatida: Philasterina: Cinetochilidae

Cinetochilum sp.
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 sp., cell body (slightly flattened by coverglass) 35 μm long, 26 μm wide, x 640, Otto-Numa (pond), Tsuchiura city, Ibaraki Pref., Japan, July 2002 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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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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