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Oligohymenophorea: Peritrichia: Sessilida: Vorticellidae

Vorticella microstoma
Ehrenberg, 1830

Vorticella microstoma Genus: Solitary, but often gregarious; myoneme continuous within full length of stalk (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: 30-80 μm long; small peristome (How to know the protozoa, 1979).
Similar Genus ->> Carchesium

Vorticella microstoma ?, cell body 47 μm long, 32 μm wide, peristome 24 μm wide, stalk very long (about 560 μm), x 100, x 200, x 400, x 640, near Michi-no-Oasis, Dai, Shobu town, Saitama Pref., Japan, June 27, 2004 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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