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Oligohymenophorea: Peritrichia: Sessilida: Vorticellidae

Vorticella fornicata
Dons, 1915

Vorticella Genus: Solitary, but often gregarious; myoneme continuous within full length of stalk (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: Cell body 42 μm long (Kahl, 1930).
Similar Genus ->> Campanella; Rhabdostyla; Opisthostyla;
Similar Species (cell length μm) -> V. d'udekemi (130); V. citrina (80); V. patellina (90); V. campanula (80);

Vorticella fornicata ?, cell body 35 μm long, 31 μm wide, peristome 46 μm wide, Japan, 199? by K. Mikami
Vorticella Vorticella

V. campanula: Usually in groups; endoplasm filled with refractile reserve granules; vestibule very large with an outer pharyngeal membrane; 50-157 μm by 35-99 μm; peristome 60-125 μm wide (Kudo, 1966).

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