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Heterotrichea: Heterotrichida: Stentoridae

Stentor
Oken, 1815

Genus: When extended, trumpet-shaped or cylindrical; highly contractile; some with mucilaginous lorica; conspicuous peristomal field frontal; contractile vacuole anterior-left; fresh water (Kudo, 1966).
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Cortical granules colourless, macronucleus band-form (vermiform or nodular)
Stentor
S. roeseli
29 samples
within lorica
360-1000 μm
1997-2008
Stentor roeseli
S. roeseli
29 samples
within lorica
360-1000 μm
1997-2008
Stentor
S. roeseli
29 samples
within lorica
360-1000 μm
1997-2008
Stentor roeseli
S. roeseli
29 samples
within lorica
360-1000 μm
1997-2008
Cortical granules colourless, macronucleus moniliform
Stentor
S. polymorphus
with symbionts
12 samples ?
220-1120 μm
1998-2008
Stentor
S. muelleri
without symbionts
8 samples
200-620 μm
1998-2008
Stentor
S. muelleri ?
without symbionts
8 samples
200-620 μm
1998-2008
Stentor
S. pyriformis
with symbionts
12 samples ?
230-340 μm
2001-2008
Cortical granules pigmented, green or blue-green
Stentor
S. coeruleus
8 samples
blue-green
mac. moniliform
μm
1999-2003
Stentor
S. amethystinus
3 samples
amethyst-blue
oval mac.
120-430 μm
1998- 2005
Stentor
S. multiformis
2 samples
green
oval mac.
109 μm
Hiroshima, 1998
Cortical granules pigmented, pink or redish
Stentor igneus
S. igneus
9 samples
oval mac.
152-460 μm
1998-2008
Stentor
S. fuliginosus
16 samples
oval mac.
230-340 μm
2005-2008
Misc.
Stentor
Stentor sp.
a dividing cell ?
μm
Japan, 1997

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