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Phyllopharyngea: Suctoria: Exogenida: Podophrydae

Kystopus sp.

Kystopus Family: Small, spherical or pyriform trophonts; tentacles apical or evenly distributed; swarmers with broad equatorial band of cilia (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Genus: (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Kystopus parasiticum, parasitic sphaerophyria-stage on Nassula, cell body spherical 30 μm in diam., x 400, x 640, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Pref., Japan, October 2000, by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400
Kystopus Kystopus Kystopus
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640

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