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Phyllopharyngea: Cyrtophorida: Chlamydodontina: Chilodonellidae

Stein, 1859

Family: Anterior preoral kinetal arcs of all, body tapers at forward end.
Genus: With distinct postoral break or unciliated field in ventral body cilia; body somewhat vase-like; oral region a cup-shaped anteroventral depression (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
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P. vorticella
63 x 40 μm
Japan, 2000

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