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).
Images of collecting locality:
No.10 (Suimei-no-hotori), Kannon-numa Forest Park (pond), Shimogo town, Fukushima Pref., Japan, November 15, 2008, by Y. Tsukii