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Phyllopharyngea: Cyrtophorida: Chlamydodontina: Chilodonellidae

Phascolodon vorticella
Stein, 1859

Phascolodon 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).

Phascolodon vorticella (Chilodonellidae, Chlamydodontina, Cyrtophorida, Phyllopharyngia, Cyrtophora), cell body vase-like, 63 μm long, 40 μm wide, oral region anteroventrally depressed, x 400, x 640, Japan, June 2000, by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400

scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640

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