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Description of Cyclidium elongatum

Small scuticociliate, 16-24 micrometres. Elongate ovoid, dorsally convex, ventral surface somewhat flattened. Anterior narrower than posterior. With broad undulating membrane. Single caudal cilium. Spherical macronucleus, posterior contractile vacuole. Fresh and salt water. 


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