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Colpodea: Colpodida: Colpodidae

Tillina sp.

Tillina Genus: Oral cavity tubular; deep groove spirals at least once around body (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Like Colpodabut peristome is curved; body somewhat twisted (How to know the protozoa, 1979).

Tillina sp. (magna ?), cyst formation, 130 μm in diam., x 100, x 200, x 400, Japan, 1998, by Y. Tsukii
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Tillina, cyst formation, 1998 by Y. Tsukii
Tillina Tillina Tillina

Tillina canalifera: 130-200 μm long; like Colpoda, but peristome is curved, leads to a large vestibule, which leads to the true mouth; body twisted (How to know the protozoa, 1979).
Tillina magna: To 400 μm long (How to know the protozoa, 1979).

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