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Oligohymenophorea: Hymenostoamtida: Glaucomidae

Glaucoma sp.
Ehrenberg, 1830

Glaucoma Genus: Cell body ovoid or ellipsoid; cytostome about 1/4 the body length, near anterior end, elliposoid, with inconspicuous undulating membrane on right and three membranellae on left; ciliation uniform; 30-40 ciliary rows; macronucleus rounded; a single micronucleus; a contractile vacuole; fresh water (Kudo, 1966). Long axis of opening to oral cavity and polykinetids at ~45 degree angle to long axis of body (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Glaucoma sp. (? or Colpidium), cell body 25 μm long, μm wide, x 400, Japan, 1997 by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400
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