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Prostomatea: Prorodontida : Urotrichidae

Urotricha sp.

Urotricha Genus (Claparède and Lachmann, 1858): Ovoid or cylindrical; apical cytopharynx; posterior bald; caudal cilia present; contractile vacuole posterior (Carey, 1992).

Urotricha sp. (U. platystoma Stokes 1886 ?), cell body 55 μm long, 42 μm wide, x 640, Tane-ike (pond), Togakushi highland, Shinano town, Nagano Pref., Japan, June 12, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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Urotricha globosa Schewiakoff, 1893: 18 μm long, spherical in shape; cell body ciliated except at rear where a single caudal cilium emerges; macronucleus large and spherical; contractile vacuole posterior (Carey, 1992).

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