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Spirotrichea: Stichotrichida: Oxytrichidae

(Sterki, 1878) Corliss, 1960

Histriculus Family: Frontoventral cirri scattered on forward, mid- and rear areas of ventrum.
Genus: Oral cavity not wide; 2 oval macronuclei; marginal cirri confluent at rear; frontventral cirri not linear; body firm, not laterally flexible (Illustrated Guide, 1985). a large AZM at least 1/2 body length; caudal & transverse cirri present; two ovoid macronuclei (Carey, 1992).

Histriculus sp. (or Stylonychia ), oral cavity wide but marginal cirri confluent at rear, cell body μm long, μm wide, x 400, x 640, Vermont-Maine U.S.A., August 7-13, 1999, 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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