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Karyorelictea: Loxodida: Loxodidae

Loxodes striatus
(Engelmann) Penard 1917

Loxodes Family: Body long, flat, with beak-like anterior rostrum; oral area in long ventral groove behind rostrum Müllerian vesicles in endoplasm.
Genus: Oral area round, behind rostrum, leads into tubular cavity (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species Cell body lanceolate in shape, with longitudinal stripes, 150-250 μm long; two macronuclei; 5-7 Müllerian vesciles (Carey, 1972).

Loxodes striatus, cell body 215 μm long, 48 μm wide, with longitudinal stripes two macronuclei visible, x 400, x 640, Mihashi Park, Saitama city (Omiya), Saitama Pref., Japan, October 2002 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
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