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Choanoflagellida: Salpingoecidae

Salpingoeca collaris
Stokes 1894

Salpingoeca Genus: With a vase-like chitinous lorica to which stalked or stalkless organism is attached; fresh or salt water; numerous species (Kudo, 1966). Transparent; ovoid; collar indistinct; in lorica (How to know the protozoa, 1979). Solitary or colonial; with firm lorica (theca) as a cup or tube; protoplast with 1 anterior flagellum encircled laterally by well-developed collar; contractile vacuoles posterior in fresh water species (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Salpingoeca collaris Stokes 1894 ?, cell body μm long, μm wide, x 640, O-ike (pond), O-ike park, Yabuki town, Fukushima Pref., Japan, August 2003, by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Salpingoeca collaris Salpingoeca collaris

Salpingoeca fusiformis Kent, 1880: Vase-like lorica (= lorica), about 15-16 μm long; cell body filling lorica; a single flagellum as long as the body; fresh water (Kudo, 1966).

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