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Litostomatea: Haptoria: Pleurostomatida: Litonotidae

Litonotus sp.
Wrzesniowski, 1870
Syn.: Lionotus

Litonotus Genus: Flask-shaped; elongate, flattened; anterior region neck-like; cilia only on right side; without trichocyst-borders; cytostome with trichocysts; two macronuclei (Kudo, 1966).
Similar Genus ->> Loxophyllum; Amphileptus

Litonotus sp., cell body small and slender, 53 μm long, 6 μm wide, two ovoid macronuclei, a contractile vacuole just behind the macronuclei, x 400, x 640, Japan, April 1999, by Y. Tsukii
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