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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. (or Sathrophilus ?), cell body 57 μm long, 28 μm wide, cytostome 8 μm long, a single caudal cilium present, 17 μm long, x 400, x 640, Japan, April 1999, by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400 : scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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