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Litostomatea: Haptoria: Haptorida: Lacrymariidae

Lacrymaria sapropelica
Bory St Vincent, 1826

Lacrymaria Genus: Body long, flask-shaped; apex a bulb with several short oblique kineties; contractile (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Spindle- or flask-shaped; with a long contractile proboscis; cytostome round; ciliary rows meridional or spiral to right (Kudo, 1966).

Lacrymaria sapropelica, cell body μm long, μm wide, x 400, x 640, Uruguay, November 1999, photo 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
Lacrymaria sapropelica Lacrymaria sapropelica Lacrymaria sapropelica

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