Genus: Body form barrel-shaped; with regularly arranged ectoplasmic plates; cytostome at
anterior end, surrounded by slightly longer cilia; often spinous projection at or near posterior end;
one or more long caudal cilia (Kudo, 1966).
Species: Cell body about 90 μm long, 35 μm wide; anterior spines only one side; posterior spines many (?); caudal cilium present (Kudo, 1966).
Images of collecting locality:
No.1, Karakemi marsh, Yasaka, Omachi city (formerly Yasaka village), Nagano Pref., Japan, June 1, 2008 by Y. Tsukii