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Oligohymenophorea: Peritrichia: Sessilida: Vaginicolidae

Cothurnia sp.

Cothurnia 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).
Similar Genus ->> Thuricola; Vaginicola; Pyxicola; Platycola

Cothurnia sp., cell body μm long, μm wide, lorica 52 μm long, 20 μm wide, with very short stalk, x 400, x 640, Kanazawa city, Ishikawa Pref., Japan, December 1998 by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400 : scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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