Comprehensive Description

Description of Hypocomatida

Rhynchodid ciliates, body dorsoventrally flattened; somatic ciliature essentially restricted to the ventral surface with a short anterio-lateral left kinety; posterior adhesive region bounded by somatic kineties; predators of peritrichs and suctoria or endosymbionts in ascidia and barnacles.
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