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Oligohymenophorea: Peritrichia: Sessilida: Vorticellidae

Vorticella campanula
Ehrenberg, 1831

Vorticella campanula Genus: Solitary, but often gregarious; myoneme continuous within full length of stalk (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: Usually in groups; endoplasm filled with refractile reserve granules; vestibule very large with an outer pharyngeal membrane; cell body 50-157 μm long, 35-99 μm wide, peristome 60-125 μm wide (Kudo, 1966). Cell body 80 μm long (Kahl, 1930).
Similar Genus ->> Carchesium
Similar Species (cell length μm) -> V. d'udekemi (130); V. patellina (90); V. citrina (80); V. marginata (80); V. fornicata (42);

Vorticella campanula ?, cell body 80 μm long, 45 μm wide, peristome 75 μm wide, x 400, x 640, Saitama Pref., 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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