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Phyllopharyngea: Cyrtophorida: Chlamydodontina: Chlamydodontidae

Cryptopharynx sp.

Cryptopharynx Family: Ventral body kineties run from right ventral body surface to dorsal right and anterior left surfaces; local region of thigmotactic cilia at rear of ventrum.
Genus: Ellipsoid, anterior third bent to left; ventral surface flat; dorsal surface with hump; oval cytostome at anterior end; no cytopharynx; two macronuclei; one micronucleus; two contractile vacuoles (Kudo, 1966).
New classification: Karyorelictea: Loxodida: Cryptopharyngidae (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Cryptopharynx ?, cell body 34 μm long, 18 μm wide, x 640, Ta-gawa (Ta river), Kawanago, Kaminokawa town, Tochigi Pref., Japan, May 4, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
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