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Description of Odontostomatida

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Small ciliates; body usually laterally compressed, often with spines; somatic kineties typically of dikinetids separated into anterior and posterior segments; oral cilia inconspicuous, usually fewer than 10 polykinetids; mainly freshwater anaerobes.
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Odontostomatida

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Odontostomatida is a small order of ciliates, referred to as odontostomes. They use their cilia, or hair-like structures on unicellular organisms, to propel themselves.[1]

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  1. ^ A. Warren (17 October 2011). "Odontostomatida". marinespecies.org. Archived from the original on 13 December 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
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Odontostomatida: Brief Summary

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Odontostomatida is a small order of ciliates, referred to as odontostomes. They use their cilia, or hair-like structures on unicellular organisms, to propel themselves.

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