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Litostomatea: Haptoria: Haptorida: Enchelyidae

Homalozoon vermiculare
Stokes, 1887

Homalozoon vermiculare Genus: Body long to ovoid; cilia on 1 surface (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Long, thin, cylindrical in shape (vermiform); flattened laterally; contractile; anterior is truncated with cytostome lying along the apical edge; several contractile vacuoles along the dorsal edge (Carey, 1992).
Species: Cell body vermiform, highly contractile, up to 650 μm long, posterior pointed; macronucleus moniliform; contractile vacuole lying against dorsal ridge along the entire length of the body (Kahl, 1935).

Homalozoon sp., cell body more than 515 μm long, x 100, x 200, x 400, Sakura city (formerly Ujiie town), Tochigi Pref., Japan, April 2001 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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