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Heliozoea: Ciliophryida (Page & Siemensma, 1991; Protistology 3rd ed., 2003)
Silicoflagellata: Pedinellales (Illustrated guide, 2000)
Dictyochophyceae: Ciliophryales

Ciliophrys sp.
Cienkowski, 1875

Ciliophrys Genus: With extremely fine radiating filopodia; with a single flagellum which is difficult to distinguish from the numerous filopodia, but becomes conspicuous when the pseudopodia are withdrawn (Kudo, 1966).
Similar genus -->> Dimorpha;

Ciliophrys sp., with a single flagellum, x 400, x 640, Japan, March 1999 by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400 : scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Ciliophrys Ciliophrys

infusionum: 25-30 μm long; fresh water (Kudo, 1966).

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