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Oligohymenophorea: Hyemnostomatia: Scuticociliatida: Philasterina: Pseudocohnilembidae

Pseudocohnilembus sp.
Evans and Thompson, 1964

Pseudocohnilembus Suborder: Paroral dikinetid shorter than other oral structures; no ribbed wall from paroral dikinetids towards cytostome (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Genus: Small, slender, ovoid or pyriform in shape; dorsal rounded, ventral flattened; large buccal cavity from anterior to the mid-point of the body; two long membranelles parallel on the right margin of the buccal cavity; a long caudal cilium; a single macronucleus (Carey, 1992).

Pseudocohnilembus sp. ?, cell body 38 μm long, 14 μm wide, x 400, Japan, 199? by Y. Tsukii
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Pseudocohnilembus Pseudocohnilembus

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