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Platysporina Kudo 1919

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    Description of Platysporina
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    Polar capsules at apex of spore in sutural plane. Generally 2, occasionally one polar capule. Two symmetrical valves. Histozoic, usually in freshwater fishes. Trophozoites polysporous, forming large, often macroscopic, cyst-like plasmodia containing numerous spores.