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Kinetoplastida: Bodonidae

Cephalothamnium sp.

Genus: Colonial, without lorica; cell body 5-10 micron long, indivuduals clusterd at the end of a stalk; fresh water (Kudo, 1966). Colonies of 30 or more flagelaltes attached by their posterior ends to a secreted stalk (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: Cell body 5-10 micron long, attached to Cyclops and also among plankton (Kudo, 1966).
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Cephalothamnium sp. ?, cell body μm long, μm wide, x 640, Omine-numa (pond/marsh), Tsukiyono town, Gunma Pref., Japan, September 2003 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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