Similar Genus ->> Thuricola;
Genus (Ehrenberg, 1831): Lorica attached aborally by stalk; no operculum (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Similar to Vaginicola, but lorica stands on a short stalk; fresh or salt water (Kudo, 1966).
Species: Lorica about 55 μm high;
fresh water (Kudo, 1966). Middle of cell body, a ring-like elevation.
Cothurnia annulata, soon after cell division (?),
lorica about 52 μm long, 24 μm wide, L/W=2.2,
cell body μm long, μm wide, L/W=, peristome μm wide,
x 640, Kiyasse-Hanyu (Mitagaya Agriculture Park), Mitagaya, Hanyu city, Saitama Pref., Japan, March 4, 2006 by Y. Tsukii
94 μm; x 640
Images of collecting locality:
Kiyasse-Hanyu (Mitagaya Agriculture Park), Mitagaya, Hanyu city, Saitama Pref., Japan, March 4, 2006 by Y. Tsukii
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