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Prostomatea: Prorodontida: Prorodontidae

Blochmann, 1886

Genus: Cell body asymmetrical, elongated, slightly curved; cytostome on an oval apical plate but not centrally; nematodesmata of cytopharyngeal apparatus conspicuous; dorsal brush present; macronucleus usually elongate or moniliform; cell body uniformly ciliated; peribuccal trichocysts and small toxicysts present throughout the cytoplasm; a contractile vacuole terminal and may have satellite vacuoles (Carey, 1992).
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Pseudoprorodon protrichocystus
P. protrichocystus
161 x 50 μm
Saitama, 2001
Pseudoprorodon sp.
P. halophilus ?
185 x 24 μm
Imori pond
Myoko highland
Niigata, 2004
Pseudoprorodon sp.
P. halophilus ?
130 x 45 μm
200 x 23 μm
Iyari marsh
Nagano, 2007
Similar genus --> Prorodon

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