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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 45 μm long, 40 μm wide, L/W=1.1, peristome 25 μm wide, x 640, drainage ditch at Shimofukada (near Shirakobato water park), Iwatsuki-ku (formerly Iwatsuki city), Saitama city, Saitama Pref., Japan, February 5, 2006 by Y. Tsukii
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Vorticella Vorticella
Cell body 57 μm long, 33 μm wide, L/W=1.7, peristome 25 μm wide, x 640
Vorticella Vorticella
Cell body 50 μm long, 35 μm wide, L/W=1.4, peristome 22 μm wide, x 400, x 640
Vorticella Vorticella Vorticella
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