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Phyllopharyngea: Cyrtophorida: Chlamydodontina: Chilodonellidae

Trithigmostoma algivora
Syn.: Chilodonella algivora

Trithigmostoma Genus: Right ventral body kineties extend directly backward; left ventral body kineties complete (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Morphologicall similar to Chilodonella but possesses a row of bristles on the dorsal anterior surface; cytostome oval with a protrusable cytopharyngeal basket; many contractile vacuoles (Carey, 1992).
Similar Genus ->> Chilodonella

Trithigmostoma algivora (or Chilodonella algivora ?), cell body 49 μm long, μm wide, dorsal bristles present ?, anterior projected toward left, x 640, Japan, October 2000, by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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