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Oligohymenophorea: Peritrichia: Sessilida: Epistylididae

Epistylis sp.

Epistylis Genus: Colonial; without lorica; less than 3 turns of oral cilia; swarmer with median scopula (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Stalk not contractile; body contractile.
Similar Genus ->> Campanella

Stalks of Epistylis or related species, cell body μm long, μm wide, x 200, x 400, Japan, April 1999, by Y. Tsukii
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