Salpingoeca teres Kent, 1880. Lorica attenuate, conical or subfusiform, widest anteriorly, about four times as long as broad, pedicel straight, slightly exceeding the lorica in length, enclosed animalcule elongate-ovate, occupying one-half of the cavity of lorica. Length of lorica 10 microns This is one of about 700 species of heterotrophic flagellates reported from marine environments. This information has been compiled by Won Je Lee (then of the School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, A Image copyright: Won-Je Lee, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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Heterotrophic flagellates of marine habitats
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