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Description of Chilodonellidae

Chlamydodontid ciliates, tight ventral somatic kineties arch preorally to left so that anterior preoral kinetal arcs of all, right ventral somatic kineties continuous with more posterior parts of those kineties; body tapers at anterior end; usually 3 oral kineties (2 circumoral dikinetid files and 1 preoral dikinetid file that extends into anterior suture); centric heteromeric macronucleus.


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