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Prostomatea: Prorodontida: Prorodontidae

Pseudoprorodon sp.
Blochmann, 1886

Pseudoprorodon 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).
Species: Cell body like an elogate cylinder; buccal plateau distinct (Carey, 1992).
Similar genus --> Prorodon

Pseudoprorodon sp. (P. halophilus Kahl 1930 ?), cell body 185 μm long, 24 μm wide, x 400, x 640, Imori pond, Myoko-kogen (Myoko highland), Myoko village, Niigata Pref., Japan, November 7, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
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