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Oligohymenophorea: Peritrichia: Sessilida: Epistylididae

Rhabdostyla ovum

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 ovum, cell body about 50 μm long, 24 μm wide, x 640, Yakusho-ji-ike Park, Kosugi town, Toyama Pref., Japan, September 2002, by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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