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Chrysophyceae: Ochromonadales: Dynobryonaceae

Stokesiella leptostoma
(Stokes) Lemmermann
Syn: Bicoeca leptostoma Stokes

Stokesiella Family: With two unequal flagella; no pellicle and plastic; with or without a delicate test; solitary or colonial; free swimming or attached (Kudo, 1966).
Genus: Cells attached by a cytoplasmic thread to a stalked vase-like lorica; two contractile vacuoles (Kudo, 1966).
Similar genus --> > Bicoeca (Bicosoeca) (Mastigophora, Bicosoecida); Diploeca (Mastigophora, Choanoflagellida, Salpingoecidae)

Stokesiella leptostoma ? lorica 12 μm long, 5 μm wide, L/W=2.4, cell body 8 μm long, 4 μm wide, L/W=2.0, anterior flagellum 25 μm long, x 640, a small pond at Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro city, Hokkaido, Japan, October 13, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Stokesiella Stokesiella Stokesiella

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