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Spirotrichea: Stichotrichida: Oxytrichidae

Oxytricha sp.

Oxytricha Family: Frontoventral cirri scattered on forward, mid- and rear areas of ventrum.
Genus: Ellipsoid; flexible; ventral surface flattened; dorsal surface convex; 8 frontal, 5 ventral, 5 transverse, short caudal cirri (Kudo, 1966). Oral cavity not wide; macronuclei oval; marginal cirri confluent at rear; body laterally flexible (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Other endosymbioses

Oxytricha sp., with endosymbiotic Chlorella ?, cell body 143 μm long, 43 μm wide, x 400, x 640, Sakitama-kofun park (Sakitama tumuli park), Gyoda city, Saitama Pref., Japan, October 17, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
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