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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 (lucens ?), a dividing cell, cell body 54 μm long, 28 μm wide, cytostome 44 μm long, 13 μm wide, cytostome/cell body= 0.81, caudal cilia about 15 μm long, a contractile vacuole posterior ?, a macronucleus subterminal, x 400, Japan, December 1998 by Y. Tsukii
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