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Description of Podophrya cyclopum

Suctorian ciliate, body ovate or globular, tapering posteriorly, the anterior extremity rounded or lobate, bearing from two to four fascicles of capitate suckers. Pedicel usually very short, rarely exceeding one-third of the length of the body. Contractile vacuoles one or two in number. Nucleus oval. Length of body 32-85 microns.

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