Eucomonympha Cleveland, Hall, Sanders & Collier, 1934 is a hypermastigid with an acorn-shaped body (100-165 µm) living in the roach Cryptocercus punctulatus and in the termite Hodotermopsis sjoestedti. Flagella covering all the body, those of the rostrum are longer than others. Anterior rostrum separated from the post-rostral region by a slight constriction. Nucleus situated at the base of the rostrum. The axostylar fibers and the parabasal fibers originating from the base of the rostrum extend to the whole cytoplasm. Eucomonympha imla, from Hodotermopsis sjoestedti (phase contrast).
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