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Spirotrichea: Stichotrichida: Urostylina: Urostylidae

Uroleptus limnetis
Stokes, 1885

Uroleptus Family: Frontal cirri differ in size and/or pattern from ventral ones of files; "collar" extends short distance along right edge of body; oral area not U-shaped (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Genus: Elongate body drawn out into a tail-like portion; 3 frontals; 2-4 rows of ventral cirri; marginals; no transverse cirri; sometimes rose- or violet-colored (Kudo, 1966). Frontventral cirri in zig-zag files; rear half narrowed, tail-like (Illustrated Guide, 1985).


Uroleptus limnetis ?, cell body 180 μm long, 35 μm wide, L/W=5.1, x 640, Nidanuma (Nitanuma), Tsuchiyu-onsen, Fukushima city, Fukushima Pref., Japan, October 28, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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