Genus: Peristome circular, vestibule anterior; cytostome left-ventral, a slit;
body cup-shaped; colonial, in gelatinous, dichotomous loricae;
swims backwards (How to know the protozoa, 1979).
Species: 100-150 μm (How to know the protozoa, 1979).
Images of collecting locality:
Standing water near bus stop at gondola station going to the top of Yakebitai mountain (Chigo-ike), Shiga highland (Oku-shiga highland), Yamanouchi town, Nagano Pref., Japan, October 9, 2006 by Y. Tsukii