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Oligohymenophorea: Hymenostomatia: Scuticociliatida: Philasterina: Uronematidae

Uronema sp.
Dujardin, 1841

Uronema 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).
Similar Genus ->> Cyclidium; Pleuronema

Uronema sp. ?, cell body μm long, μm wide, x 640, Midorigaoka park, Sukagawa city, Fukushima Pref., Japan, August 2003 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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