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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 ? cell body 8 μm long, cytoplasmic thread 7 μm long, lorica 15 μm long, stalk 2.4 μm long, flagellum about 18 μm long, two contractile vacuoles ?, x 640, Japan, 199? by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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