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Oligohymenophorea: Hymenostoamtida: Turaniellidae

Colpidium campylum
(Stokes, 1886) Bresslau

Colpidium Genus: Elongate reniform (kidney-shaped); typically one postoral ciliary row; cytostome small, triangular, 1/4 from anterior end toward right side; macronucleus rounded; a micronucleus; a contractile vacuole (Kudo, 1966).
Species: Cell body 50-70 μm long (How to know the protozoa, 1979; Kudo, 1966). 27-30 ciliary rows; preoral suture curved to right (Kudo, 1966).

Colpidium campylum, cell body 47 μm long, 21 μm wide, x 400, x 640, Matsumoto, Nagano Pref., Japan, May 2001, collected by N. Kinoshita, photo by Y. Tsukii
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