Peritrichia: Sessilida: Vaginicolidae
Similar Genus ->> Thuricola;
Genus: 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).
Cothurnia oblonga or Vaginicola ?,
lorica about 65 μm long, 30 μm wide,
cell body 90 μm long, 7-18 μm wide, peristome 22 μm wide,
x 400, x 640, Fujimi-hotaru-shinsui Park, Okegawa city, Saitama Pref., Japan, March 21, 2006 by Y. Tsukii
150 μm; x 400 :
94 μm; x 640
Images of collecting locality:
Fujimi-hotaru-shinsui Park, Okegawa city, Saitama Pref., Japan, March 21, 2006 by Y. Tsukii
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