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Chrysophyceae: Ochromonadales: Dinobryaceae

Epipyxis sp.

Epipyxis Genus: Genus: Solitary or colonial; individual with tubular test; young individuals are attached to the exterior of parent tests (Kudo, 1966). Loricas tubular, attached to sides of one another (How to know the protozoa, 1979).

Epipyxis sp., lorica 18 μm long, 8.5 μm wide, L/W=2.1, x 640, Imori pond, Myoko-kogen (Myoko highland), Myoko village, Niigata Pref., Japan, November 7, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Epipyxis Epipyxis

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