(O. F. Müller, 1786), Fromentel-Kent
Similar Genus ->> Pyxicola;
Genus: Lorica attached aborally (no stalk); valve closes obliquely as body retracts (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Cell body 160-200 μm long (Kahl, 1930).
Thuricola folliculata (O. F. Müller) Fromentel-Kent,
lorica attached aborally, with hair-like projections,
181 μm long, 50 μm diam.,
lorica μm long, cell body attached on a short stalk,
x 400, x 640, Kanazawa city, Ishikawa Pref., Japan, December 1998 by Y. Tsukii
150 μm; x 400
A cell prior to cell division ?
Cells just after cell division ?
T. folliculata O.F. Müller, 1786:
cell body 130-300 μm long;
band-form macronucleus; contractile vacuole anterior
(Kojima et al., 1995).
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