The hypotrich ciliate Uronychia isolated from Little Sippewisset Pond, Woods Hole, MA, USA. Image by Andrew Schurko. Image copyright: image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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ATOL protistology workshop 2005
|Description of Uronychia: Euplotine hypotrich ciliates, several left marginal cirri strongly hypertrophied; paroral ciliature hypertrophied in horseshoe-shape around right perimeter or oral cavity; five transverse cirri; hypertrophied caudal cirri bent to left; cilia of oral polykinetids much shorter than those of caudal cirri. |