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Oligohymenophorea: Peritrichia: Sessilida: Epistylididae

Rhabdostyla sp.

Rhabdostyla Genus: Similar to Epistylis; but solitary with a non-contractile stalk; numerous species (Kudo, 1966). Attached to Cyclops, Cypris, other copepods in fresh water (How to know the protozoa, 1979).
Species: Cell body 28 μm long (Kahl, 1930).

Rhabdostyla sp. ?, cell body 35 μm long, 21 μm wide, L/W=1.7, peristome 14 μm wide, x 640, Yasuragi-no-ike (pond), Oura central park, Oura town, Gunma Pref., Japan, February 18, 2006 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Rhabdostyla Rhabdostyla

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