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Kinetoplastida: Bodonidae

Bodo saltans
Ehrenberg 1831

Bodo Genus: Small, ovoid, but plastic; cytostome anterior; encystment common (Kudo, 1966). Cytostome at the tip of a short rostrum which is ventral or tateral to the flagellar pocket (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Bodo saltans ?, cell body 9 μm long, 3-4 μm wide, L/W=, x 640, Watari mizube-no-gakkou, riverside park of Abukuma river, Fukushima city, Fukushima Pref., Japan, October 28, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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