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Spirotrichea: Hypotrichia: Euplotida: Euplotidae

Euplotes sp.
Ehrenberg, 1830

Euplotes Genus: Body ovoid, inflexible; ventral surface flattened, dorsal surface convex; peristome broadly triangular (Kudo, 1966). Cell body is ovoid, dorsoventrally flattened; dorsal surface may be equipped with some ornamentation; three groups of cirri (frontoventral, transverse & caudal); macronucleus C-shaped, "3"-shaped, or horsehoe-shaped (Carey, 1992).

Euplotes sp., cell body 45 μm long, 30 μm wide, peristome nearly full lenght of the cell length, 9 frontoventral (4+3+2), 5 transverse & 4 caudal cirri, x 400, x 640, Japan, May-June 1999 by Y. Tsukii
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