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Description of Euplotidae

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Euplotine hypotrich ciliates, body more dorso-ventrally compressed; at least 1 or more left marginal cirri; ventrally-oriented oral cavity; distinct, contiguous, left-serial oral polykinetids on collar and lapel; paroral as polykinetid on right of oral area; caudal cirri, ventral; macronucleus more or less C-shaped.
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