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Description of Urostylida

Stichotrichine ciliates, frontoventral cirri as 2 or more zig-zag files almost full length of ventral surface; these zig-zag files may range from a "single" file of zig-zag or offset cirri to multiple and short files of cirri that are offset (=developed zig-zag) at their anterior and posterior ends (e.g., Eschaneustyla).


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