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Phyllopharyngea: Suctoria: Exogenida: Podophrydae

Podophrya sp.

Podophrya Family: Small, spherical or pyriform trophonts; tentacles apical or evenly distributed; swarmers with broad equatorial band of cilia (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Genus: On a stalk (Illustrated Guide, 1985).


Podophrya sp., cell body nearly spherical, 20 μm in diam., tentacles up to 20 μm long, stalk present, x 640, Shimo-kawahara Park (near Iruma river), Sayama city, Saitama Pref., Japan, March 7, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Podophrya Podophrya Podophrya Podophrya
Conjugation ?, x 640
Podophrya Podophrya Podophrya

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