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Oligohymenophorea: Peritrichia: Sessilida: Epistylididae

Opisthostyla annulata
Stokes 1886

Opisthostyla Genus: Similar to Epistylis; but solitary with a non-contractile stalk; numerous species (Kudo, 1966).
Species: Cell body 22 μm long (Kahl, 1930).
Similar genus --> > Rhabdostyla

Opisthostyla annulata Stokes 1886 (or Rhabdostyla sp. ?), cell body 29 μm long, 15 μm wide, peristome 18 μm wide, stalk 15-17 μm long, x 400, x 640, Minuma-no-numa in Omiya daisan Park, Saitama city, Saitama Pref., Japan, April 3, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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