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Oligohymenophorea: Peritrichia: Sessilida: Epistylididae

Opisthostyla sp.
Stokes 1889

Opisthostyla Genus: Similar to Epistylis; but solitary with a non-contractile stalk; numerous species (Kudo, 1966).
Similar genus --> > Rhabdostyla

Opisthostyla sp., cell body 38 μm long, 18 μm wide, peristome 18 μm wide, x 640, Hirose athletic park, Kumagaya city, Saitama Pref., Japan, February 29, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Opisthostyla Opisthostyla

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