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
Species: Cell body like an elogate cylinder; buccal plateau distinct (Carey, 1992).
Cell body flattened with coverglass, x 640
31 μm 63 μm 94 μm; x 640