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Oligohymenophorea: Hymenostomatia: Scuticociliatida: Philasterina: Uronematidae

Uronema acuminata
Kahl, 1926

Genus: Cytostome at or ahead of equator (Illustrated Guide, 1985; cytostome behind equator -->> Uropedalium, Urocyclon, Homalogastra). Anterior region not ciliated; cytostome on the ventral side close to left border in the anterior half; contractile vacuole terminal (Kudo, 1966). Ovoid, pyriform or elongate; cytostome small just above the equator; caudal cilium; somatic ciliation bipolar; a macronucleus anterior; a contractile vacuole posterior (Carey, 1992).
Species: Pyriform in shape with anterior drawn out into a fine point; 50 μm long; buccal region inconspicuous; a ovoid macronucleus central; a caudal cilium (Carey, 1992).

Saprophilus ? (Oligohymenophorea), cell body pyriform 30 μm long, 17 μm wide, x 400, Japan, 199? by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400

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