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Description of Astomatophorida

Apostome ciliates, tomites long, vermiform; fission of tomont-trophont by sequential formation of tomites (catenulation) or by multiple transverse fission with tomites remaining connected; kineties of tomite much spiralled; endoparasites of cephalopods.


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