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Oligohymenophorea (formerly Nassophorea): Peniculida: Frontoniina: Lembadionidae

Lembadion lucens
(Maskell, 1887)

Lembadion lucens Genus (Perty, 1849): Oral cavity large, over most of ventrum; oral cilia as 1 long polykinetid (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Oval; dorsal side convex, ventral side concave; cytostome 3/4 to 4/5 the body length; on its left with a large membrane composed of may ciliary rows; contractile vacuole in mid-dorsal region; macronucleus ellipsoid, subterminal; a micronuleus; caudal cilia (Kudo, 1966).


Lembadion sp. (lucens ?), cell body 58 μm long, 32 μm wide, cytostome 42 μm long, 14 μm wide, cytostome/cell body = 0.72, caudal cilium (cilia?) 24 μm long, x 640, Japan, 1998 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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