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Prostomatea: Prorodontida : Urotrichidae

Urotricha sp.

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

Urotricha sp. (globosa ?), cell body 15 μm long, 19 μm wide, x 400, x 640, Shinrin-konen, Namegawa town, Saitama Pref., Japan, October 1998, by Y. Tsukii
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Urotricha Urotricha

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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