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Oligohymenophorea: Peritrichia: Sessilida: Vaginicolidae

Pyxicola carteri
Kent, 1881

Pyxicola carteri Genus: Lorica attached aborally by stalk; operculum attached just behind peristomal border (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Body attached posteriorly to a lorica; a discoidal corneous operculum developed beneath border of peristome (Kudo, 1966).
Species: Lorica 70 μm long (Kahl, 1930).
Similar Genus ->> Thuricola; Vaginicola; Cothurnia; Platycola

Pyxicola carteri, cell body 94 μm long, 17 μm wide, peristome 25 μm wide, operculum 16 μm wide, lorica 75 μm long, 30 μm wide, opening 21 μm wide, stalk 7 μm long, x 400, x 640, rice field, Tennoh, Tessei-cho, Okayama Pref., Japan, November 22, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
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